The man charged with killing his partner earlier this year has been sent forward for trial.

Daniel Blanaru, (34), with an address at Rathmore, Athboy,  is accused of murdering of 26-year-old Larisa Serban at Rathmore, on August 12th last.

Larisa a mum of two was found at her home that morning and passed away later that day.

After hearing a book of evidence had been served, Judge Cormac Dunne sent Blanaru forward for trial at the Central Criminal Court.