Man charged over St Otteran's Hospital, Waterford, murder
A man has been charged with the murder of a female patient at a Waterford psychiatric hospital.
Paul Cuddihy, 36, of St Otteran's Hospital, John's Hill, Waterford, appeared before Waterford District Court on Sunday evening.
Marie O'Brien, a 55-year-old mother of three, died near a residential home on the grounds of St Otteran's Hospital on Friday evening.
The court heard the defendant replied "no comment" when he was charged.
A judge directed that the defendant receive medical and psychiatric attention and remanded him in custody until next Tuesday.