Bijan Afshar charged with his mother's murder in Bray
A 21-year-old man has appeared in court in the Republic of Ireland charged with murdering his mother.
Police found Lynn Cassidy's body at a house in Bray, County Wicklow, in the early hours of Friday. They said she died in "violent circumstances".
Her son, Bijan Afshar, was brought before a special sitting of Bray District Court on Saturday evening.
The court ordered a psychiatric report and directed that Mr Afshar be given any necessary medical attention.
The accused was remanded to appear before Cloverhill District Court on Friday 4 July.