Kym Owens leaves hospital as Gardaí continue investigation


18-year-old Kym Owens has left hospital, where she has been recovering from horrific injuries after an attack in November. 

The student has returned to her family home to continue her recovery. 

The teenager from Castleblayney was making her way to her accommodation in the Moyglare Abbey estate in Maynooth when she was seriously assaulted.

Kym was taken to hospital and was later placed in an induced coma while being treated for severe head injuries, including broken eye sockets, a broken nose and a broken jaw.

The investigation is still underway, and Gardaí are still searching for potential suspects.

Anybody with any information is asked to contact the incident room at Leixlip Garda Station on 016667800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any Garda station.