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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Man arrested in connection with Regency Hotel murder

Cathal McMahon

Published 05/09/2016 | 21:35

Gardai outside the Regency Hotel in Drumcondra after David Byrne was shot dead
Gardai outside the Regency Hotel in Drumcondra after David Byrne was shot dead

A man wanted in connection with the Regency Hotel murder has been arrested in Northern Ireland.

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The 46-year-old was arrested in Co Tyrone shortly after 4pm on Monday.

David Byrne, who was shot dead in the Regency Hotel
David Byrne, who was shot dead in the Regency Hotel

The PSNI have executed a European Arrest Warrant in connection with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel, North Dublin in February.

The suspect is expected to appear at the Crown Courts in Belfast on Tuesday morning.

He is expected to be extradited to Dublin where he will face firearms and murder charges.

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