Monday 20 May 2019

Man arrested in connection with murder of Derek Coakley-Hutch

Derek Coakley Hutch
Derek Coakley Hutch
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A MAN has been arrested in connection with the murder of Derek Coakley-Hutch.

The man, who is aged in his mid-20s, was arrested this morning and is being held at Ronanstown Garda Station under the provisions of section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007, as amended.

He is the third person to be arrested in relation to this investigation.

Coakley-Hutch (27) was shot dead at Bridgeview halting site near Wheatfield Prison in January 2018.

He was shot a number of times in the head and body.

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