Friday 28 October 2016

Father and son arrested in connection with Kenneth O'Brien murder probe as house searched

Published 08/02/2016 | 14:02

Kenneth O'Brien
Kenneth O'Brien

Gardai investigating the murder of Kenneth O'Brien have today searched a house in Dublin following two arrests at the weekend.

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A father and son, were picked up by gardai on Saturday and are being questioned at Naas and Leixlip Garda stations.

Today members of the garda technical bureau sealed off a house in Finglas and began a search of the property.

A number of garda vehicles could be seen parked outside as the searches were going on.

Father of one Kenneth O'Brien was shot in the head and his body dismembered and dumped in the Grand Canal on January 16.

A motive for his killing has yet to be established, add while O'Brien had no criminal convictions it is being investigated if he knew any criminals or loaned money to them.

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