Monday 5 December 2016

Second man arrested in connection with the murder of taxi driver Eddie Hutch

Cathal McMahon

Published 09/05/2016 | 17:46

The scene of Eddie Hutch Snr's murder
The scene of Eddie Hutch Snr's murder

A second man has been arrested by gardaí investigating the gangland murder of Eddie Hutch.

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The man, who is aged in his late twenties, was arrested this evening in Dublin. He is currently being questioned at the Bridewell Garda Station.

He can be held for up to seven days.

Earlier today, a man in his thirties was arrested in connection with the murder and is being questioned at Mountjoy Garda Station

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Hutch, a brother of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch, was shot dead at his home on Poplar Row, last February 8.

The arrests are the first to be made in connection with the murder which was ordered in retaliation to the fatal shooting of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel just three days earlier.

Gardaí have confirmed that the man was arrested earlier today in the Dublin area and is currently detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 at Mountjoy Garda Station.

He can also be detained for up to seven days.

Investigating Gardaí are continuing to appeal for anyone with information to contact the incident room at Mountjoy Garda Station on 01-666 8600, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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