Monday 23 September 2019

File sent to DPP on Polish man's murder

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Ralph Riegel

Gardaí are to submit a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions over the brutal murder of a Polish gardener, with forensic evidence set to play a crucial role in the investigation.

Three people arrested over the past week - two men and a woman - in connection with the killing of Mikolaj Wilk (35) have been released without charge.

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One of the men spent time in the UK immediately after Mr Wilk's killing.

Gardaí have now arrested a total of six people, including both Polish and Latvian nationals, as part of their escalating investigation into the vicious killing on June 10, 2018.

Detectives believe they have identified the support network used by the two prime suspects in the shocking attack on Mr Wilk in his home outside Ballincollig, Co Cork.

Mr Wilk was attacked by a masked gang with machetes. His wife, Elzbieta, was also injured in the ferocious assault.

The two prime suspects in the murder fled the country within 24 hours of the killing.

Irish Independent

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