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Thursday 21 November 2019

Gardai arrest man (23) in connection to murder of Seamus McMahon (41)

Seamus McMahon, who was murdered as he visited a friend in Saltown last Sunday week.
Seamus McMahon, who was murdered as he visited a friend in Saltown last Sunday week.
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A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the murder of Seamus McMahon in Dundalk, Co Louth in 2010.

Gardai in Dundalk arrested the man this morning in Dublin and he is currently being detained at Drogheda Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Gardai report that on March 21, 2010, two men entered a house at Saltown, Dundalk at approximately 7pm and shot Seamus McMahon.

He was 41 years old at the time.

The injured man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda with a suspected gunshot wound to the side.

He subsequently died from his injuries.

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