Tullamore: Bernadette Scully charged with Emily Barut murder

A woman has been charged with the murder of her 11-year-old daughter in County Offaly in the Republic of Ireland.

Bernadette Scully, 56, with an address at Bachelor's Walk, Tullamore, was charged with the murder of Emily Barut in September 2012.

A detective told the court in Tullamore that Ms Scully was arrested at her home at 09.40 local time on Monday.

When the charge was read to her, she made no reply.

She was remanded in custody to appear at the same court in two day's time.

Her solicitor asked that a medical assessment be carried out while she is in custody.

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