Saturday 20 January 2018

Arrest in murder probe


A MAN was arrested yesterday by gardai investigating the murder of an English builder whose body was found in a shallow grave more than three years ago.

Father of five Tommy Thompson, who lived at Borris Road in Portlaoise, went missing in April 2007. His body was found nine months later in woodlands.

Gardai yesterday arrested a man in his 30s in Ballymote, Co Sligo, in connection with his murder.

Irish Independent

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