A teenager has appeared before a special sitting of the District Court in Tullamore charged with the murder of an Italian man at a house in Edenderry, Co Offaly in November of last year. 

Bruno Rolandi, 56, was discovered with stab wounds at a house at Green Road, Ballymoran near Edenderry on 19 November, 2017.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alexander Whelan, 18, appeared before the court this morning and was remanded in custody until 20 September.