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Friday 22 August 2014

Man arrested at Dublin airport in relation to 2005 murder

Published 31/03/2014 | 19:03

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Garda attend the Scene at the plaza hotel Tallaght this evening.
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Gardai have made an arrest

A MAN has been arrested in relation to the murder of George Tkeshelashvili in Tralee in almost nine years ago.

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George Tkeshelashvili was found with stab wounds at Westward court in the town in October 2005.

He was rushed to Kerry General Hospital in a taxi where he was later pronounced dead.

This afternoon a 32-year-old man was arrested at Dublin airport in relation to the incident.

He has been taken to Tralee Garda station where he was charged and will appear before a Special sitting of Killarney District Court this evening.

The arrested man was subject to a European arrest warrant and was arrested on foot of this warrant by police in Valencia, Spain.

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