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Monday 18 December 2017

300 statements for gangland shooting

The crime scene on Church Avenue
The crime scene on Church Avenue

Gardaí have taken more than 300 statements in relation to the death of gangland murder victim Paul Kavanagh.

The 27-year-old was reportedly murdered for stealing money from the Kinahan gang, for whom he is thought to have been working.

Mr Kavanagh was shot dead while sitting in a VW Passat at Church Avenue, Drumcondra, on Dublin's northside at around 11.30am on March 26, 2015.

The inquest into Mr Kavanagh's death, which first opened in June 2015 at Dublin Coroner's Court, heard that gardaí are still collecting evidence for a file to be submitted to the DPP.

Numerous lines of inquiry have been established, Dublin Coroner's Court heard, with some 300 statements taken.

Irish Independent

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