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Man to be charged with cemetery knife murder

A man is to be charged this morning with the murder of a former security guard, who was stabbed a hundred times and his body left in a derelict cemetery in west Dublin.

David Whyte (35), from New Cabra Road, Dublin, was murdered in September 2008 and he remained unidentified for three days until family members recognised his picture in a TV appeal.

His body was discovered by a man walking his dog in the cemetery behind Stewart's Hospital, off Mill Lane, in Palmerstown, west Dublin.

Investigating gardai yesterday arrested a 33-year-old suspect in Quilty, Co Clare.

The man was taken to Ballyfermot Garda Station and held for questioning overnight.

Irish Independent