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Bail for woman charged with killing her mother

A WOMAN charged with killing her mother on Christmas Day has been remanded on continuing bail.

Greta Dudko (32) allegedly told gardai they had been rowing about a passport beforehand.

The defendant, with an address at Maple Green in Castleknock, Dublin 15, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with the murder of her mother Ana Butautiene on December 25 last.

The 56-year-old was found seriously injured at a house in Station Court Hall, Clonsilla, Dublin 15 just after 9pm.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

When charged, Dudko told Detective Inspector Colm Fox: "I was saying before that my mam's passport wasn't valid, but it was, and was destroyed by me."

The results of a post mortem on Ms Butautiene's body have not been made public for "operational reasons".

Judge Patrick McMahon remanded Dudko on continuing bail to a date in March for the service of the book of evidence.

As part of Dudko's bail conditions, she must sign on at her local garda station and obey a curfew.

She has also surrendered her passport.

The deceased woman is believed to have lived in Ireland for a number of years, but it is thought she had only moved to the apartment complex in Clonsilla a few weeks before her death.

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