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Thursday 26 April 2018

Suspect's wife arrested over murder of gang boss Kelly

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

THE wife of a suspect for the murder of gangland godfather Eamon Kelly is being questioned by gardai.

The woman, in her mid-30s, was detained by armed officers in Crumlin on the southside of Dublin at midday yesterday.

Gardai said she was being questioned in particular about alleged possession of firearms around the time of the murder.

She is originally from Tallaght and her husband is on a shortlist of suspects drawn up by gardai investigating the fatal shooting last December. He has not been charged in connection with the murder.

Kelly was shot as he walked towards his home at Furry Park Road in Killester. The murder is believed by gardai to be linked to an ongoing feud between organised crime gangs and associates of the Real IRA.

Irish Independent

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