A 27-year-old man is due to appear at the district court in Limerick tomorrow morning to be charged in connection with the murder of 11-year-old Brooklyn Colbert.

His body was found at a house in Shanabooly road in Ballynanty last Sunday night.

A man was arrested at the scene that night and detained by Gardaí for questioning as part of the murder inquiry.

Following the expiry of his detention he will be brought before the court tomorrow.

The young boy's funeral is due to take place in Limerick tomorrow.