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Man to be charged with cemetery knife murder

Published 12/01/2011 | 05:00

A man is to be charged this morning with the murder of a former security guard, who was stabbed a hundred times and his body left in a derelict cemetery in west Dublin.

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David Whyte (35), from New Cabra Road, Dublin, was murdered in September 2008 and he remained unidentified for three days until family members recognised his picture in a TV appeal.

His body was discovered by a man walking his dog in the cemetery behind Stewart's Hospital, off Mill Lane, in Palmerstown, west Dublin.

Investigating gardai yesterday arrested a 33-year-old suspect in Quilty, Co Clare.

The man was taken to Ballyfermot Garda Station and held for questioning overnight.

Irish Independent

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