More than a dozen gardai who are investigating the brutal machete murder of a
The Polish man has had counseling.
Mikolaj Wilk, 35, received extensive hacking wounds when he was attacked by a gang in his home in Cork.
The Garda Representative Association confirmed that 15 gardai have received support for mental health care, while one remains on leave.
Agents said the scene in Ballincollig was a sort of "horror film" that left
experienced officers disturbed.
Mikolaj & # 39; s widow Elzbieta returned to Poland with their son of six and five years old daughter.
Shortly after the murder on 10 June, nine vehicles and seven properties were searched as part of the probe.
Phones and computers were also confiscated, but no one was arrested.
Elzbieta had to undergo a tendon operation after one of her hands had been cut by a machete during the attack, so that three fingers were almost broken.
She also suffered face and head
injuries in the incident.
When Elzbieta was still in Cork University Hospital, she was visited by the Bishop of Cork, Dr. John Buckley.
Mikolaj was a popular local gardener who ran his own company, H & S Services, which has been based in Ireland for more than a decade.
Two memorial missions have taken place since his death in the church of St. Augustine in the center of Cork and in the church of St. Mary and St. John.
It is clear that the funeral of the deceased was held in his native Poland. A
postmortem found Mikolaj died of multiple stab and abrasions.
The deceased grew up in Poznan and was not known to gardai or police in his own country.
There is no motive for the murder known.
In the meantime, a GoFundMe page set up for the family has raised € 23,000.
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