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Wednesday 29 January 2020

Second arrest in O'Connor murder case

Gardai last night arrested a second man in his mid-20s in relation to the murder of Shane O'Connor last month in Coolock.

O'Connor (22), from St Donagh's Road, Donaghmede, north Dublin, was found near his front door and taken to Beaumont Hospital, where he died.

Officers believe Mr O'Connor was stabbed a number of times between 3am and 7am after an altercation following a night out on October 29.

The man was last night being held at Coolock garda station under Section 30 of the Offence Against the State Act.

Another man in his 20s was arrested yesterday morning and remained in custody at the same garda station last night.

Irish Independent

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