30/08/2007

Man In Court Over Wife's Murder

A man has appeared before Dublin District Court charged with murdering his wife.

David Burke, 48, of Laverna Dale, Carpenterstown in Dublin was charged with the murder of Jean Gilbert, 46, on Thursday night.

Mrs Gilbert was found injured at the couple's home on Tuesday morning. The mother-of-three was taken to hospital but died later from her wounds.

A post-mortem revealed that she died from stab wounds.

Mr Burke was remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court on September 6.

(KMcA/SP)

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