Thursday 22 August 2019

Four men arrested in connection with Lorcan O'Reilly murder probe

Four men have been arrested this morning in connection with the murder of Lorcan O'Reilly.

The four men are detained at Kevin St, Kilmainham, Donnybrook and Sundrive Road Garda Stations.

Mr O'Reilly (21) was stabbed to death in the south city Oliver Bond flats complex in the capital in the early hours of Sunday morning on Halloween.

It is believed the young man from Robert Emmet Close was stabbed as he tried to stop a fight.

The incident happened at approximately 2.30am as the young man was enjoying the Halloween festivities.

He received a single stab wound to the heart, and was rushed to St James's Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Last Monday five people were arrested in connection to the kllling of the 21-year-old.

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