Famous Heart Surgeon's Daughter Murdered in Ireland
Dublin, SVM News, June 15, 2007: Famous heart surgeon of Ireland Dr. Maurice Neligan's daughter Sara Neligan, 33, brutally murdered in Dublin on Thursday, 14 June.
Dr. Maurice Neligan
A woman found her body at about 8 pm in the Winter Garden Apartment Complex at Erne Street, just off Pearse Street, near the centre of Dublin city. The alarm was raised by friends concerned that they had not heard from her.
It is believed she died of multiple stab wounds.
Her body has been removed to the city morgue where State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is carrying out a full post mortem examination.
Ms. Sara Neligan
Gardaí, the force is headed by the Garda Commissioner appointed by the Irish Government, got a call shortly after 6pm and called to the apartment. A man answered the door and when gardai went inside they found her dead.
Gardaí conducting door-to-door inquiries in connection with the death of Sara Neligan. They have contacted by Ms Neligan's friends when she didn't show up for a number of appointments.
Gardai said to the Salem Voice Ministries (SVM) News Service that Brian MacBarron, 25, originally from Arklow in Co Wicklow, and with an address at Wintergarden Apartments in Dublin 2 has been remanded in custody to appear again at Cloverhill District Court next Friday..
Detective Sergeant Brian Duffy told the court that Mr MacBarron was charged just after a 11:15pm at Pearse Street garda station.
A solicitor for Mr MacBarron asked that his client be medically assessed.
No applications for legal aid or bail were made.
Dr. Maurice Neligan is an extremely well-known christian commentator on medical affairs, especially in his specialty of cardiology. He has been consultant cardiac surgeon at both the Mater Hospital and Crumlin Children's Hospital in Dublin.
He was also one of the founders of the Blackrock Clinic.
Sara was a nurse, and fourth eldest of seven of Dr. Maurice and Pat Neligan's family. In a statement issued this morning, the Neligan family said it was devastated at the news of the death of their beloved Sara.
"Why this persecution to our family?" Dr. Neligan asked with tears. "Certainly she will be very much missed by our family and friends. And we need some privacy at this time." he told to SVM News.
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