first_imgLinkedin Advertisement AN 18-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a retired Limerick army veteran at his home in St Mary’s Park. The body of James Boyce was found at his home at 150 St Munchin’s Street, St Mary’s Park, when a neighbour became concerned for his welfare after he had not answered his door in a few days. At Limerick District Court last Friday, Christopher McNamara of Good Shepherd Villas, Pennywell, was charged with the murder by Det Garda Mark Deasy, who formally arrested and charged the accused at 3.05pm on the same day. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up McNamara made no reply to the charge.As bail was said to b a matter for the High Court in a murder charge, Judge Tom O’Donnell remanded the accused to appear again in court this week. McNamara is charged with the murder of James Boyce between March 6 and 7 last. Serving in the army from 1956 to 1962, Mr Boyce was a decorated veteran having spent six months with the Irish UN in the Congo in 1961. He was awarded a UN medal for his service. He spent some time in England after leaving the army but returned to his family home over 16 years ago, where he remained. Twitter NewsLocal NewsTeenager charged with murder of army veteranBy admin – March 28, 2011 540 Emailcenter_img Print Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleHonda’s CR-Z offers Sport, Econ and Normal drive modesNext articleMonkfish and vegetable saffron broth adminlast_img read more