Wednesday 23 August 2017

'Fat' Freddie Thompson charged over Dublin murder

Freddie Thompson
Freddie Thompson

Robin Schiller and Cathal McMahon

'Fat' Freddie Thompson has been charged with the murder of a man in Dublin earlier this year.

The 35-year-old was arrested on Tuesday over the killing of David 'Daithi' Douglas.

Douglas was shot six times outside his partner's shop on Bridgefoot Street last July.

Thompson was held in Kilmainham station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act.

He was charged this afternoon with one count of murder and is due to appear before a Dublin court on Monday.

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