Tuesday 24 April 2018

Gangsters arrested over Hutch murder

The scene of the murder on Dublin’s northside in February
The scene of the murder on Dublin’s northside in February

Ken Foy and Robin Schiller

Two gangsters suspected of being involved in three murders linked to the Hutch/Kinahan feud have been arrested over the murder of innocent taxi-driver Eddie Hutch Snr.

Hutch, a brother of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch, was shot dead at his home on Poplar Row last February 8.

One of the men, who is in his 30s, is regarded as one of the country's most dangerous criminals.

He is also a chief suspect in the murders of Noel 'Kingsize' Duggan and Michael Barr, both of whom were aligned to associates of murdered Gary Hutch (28) and his uncle, Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch.

Last night, a number of armed garda checkpoints were in operation close to the scene where Michael Barr was killed.

The suspected hitman is believed to have been working alongside a young criminal, who is based in the north inner city. This man, who has close links to slain Dublin gang boss Martin 'Marlo' Hyland, was arrested last night by gardaí in the north of the city.

Irish Independent

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