Friday 30 September 2016

Two arrests in Limerick teen murder case

Kathryn Hayes

Published 03/06/2015 | 02:30

More than 20 people have been arrested as part of the probe but no one has ever been charged
More than 20 people have been arrested as part of the probe but no one has ever been charged

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Limerick teenager over seven years ago.

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Jeffrey Hannon (19), from O'Malley Park, Southill, Limerick, was beaten to death with an axe handle and left in a field next to his parents house on November 22, 2007.

More than 20 people have been arrested as part of the probe but no one has ever been charged. On Tuesday morning gardaí raided two houses in Limerick City and arrested the two men who are aged in their and 40s and 20s.

The man in his 40s is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Roxboro Road Garda Station while the second male, aged in his late 20s, is being held under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939, at Henry Street Garda Station.

Jeffrey Hannon's family has constantly appealed to the public for information about his murder.

The 19-year-old father-of-two was found just yards from his family home at O'Malley Park in the early hours of November 22, 2007.

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