‘I don’t want people to think that Esra would have anything to do with O’Dwyer’
SORDID details of Graham O’Dwyer’s trial painted a picture of gruesome accounts, but for families linked to the case, it has proved to be just as painful.
After O’Dwyer (42) received a life sentence for murdering health care worker Elaine O’Hara (36) – media reports began linking other missing persons cases with the Foxrock based architect.
One of the families linked with O’Dwyer was that of Esra Uryun – an English native living in Clondakin – who went missing in 2011.
The married mother of one was last seen going to the local shop in Collinstown on the morning of February 23, 2011. Her Renault Twingo was later found in a car park at the seafront in Bray.
Speaking to The Echo, Esra’s heartbroken sister Berna Fidan, said she contacted gardai after seeing a reports linking O’Dwyer with her sister’s disappearance.
Berna said: “It’s been a trying couple of days. I was made aware of reports in the Irish media and sent a newspaper link to gardai asking them if it is true, and are other cases being looked at.
“I haven’t heard back anything yet from my Liaison Officer. I don’t want people to think that Esra would have anything to do with O’Dwyer.
For more on this story see page 13 of this week’s Echo.