Arrests Follow Phoenix Park Body Find

Two males have been arrested in connection with the discovery of a body in Pheonix Park in August.

Gardaí said today that the two men were arrested on the North Circular Road and are currently detained at Finglas and Cabra Garda Stations under section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act. One man is 36 the other is 18-years-old.

Officers investigating the murder of the Romanian woman spent weeks attempting to ascertain the woman's identity.

She had been found dead in Phoenix Park, and an autopsy revealed she had been murdered.

Recently, Gardaí named her as Eugenia Bratis, 50, from Timisoara, Romania. She has two children, both in their 20s who are still living in Romania.

A spokesman for Gardai said this morning they would like to thank all the members of the public who came forward and helped with the investigation to date.

However, they are again appealing for assistance in trying to establish the movements of Eugenia in the weeks prior to the discovery of her body in the Phoenix Park on Wednesday August 5.

The Gardaí said they had established Eugenia visited Ireland on a number of occasions since 2007, and in recent months had been seen begging in Dublin City, mainly on O'Connell Bridge and O'Connell Street in the centre of Dublin.

Officers are asking for anybody who knew Eugenia or who was in contact with her or who saw her at any stage, to contact the Gardai in Cabra at 6667400, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda station.


Related Irish News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

23 January 2015
Garda Appeal For Witnesses To Stabbing In Dublin 15
A man in his 30s is in a stable condition in hospital after being found with a number of stab wounds on Friday morning. Emergency services were called to Littlepace Road, Dublin 15 at about 02:45 on Friday morning. The victim was found to have been stabbed a number of times.
12 March 2014
Man Arrested After Body Found In Dublin
Gardaí in Dublin have arrested a 58-year-old man in connection with the find of a woman's body on Saturday. According to Garda the body of a woman, thought to be aged in her 50s, was found at a house in Woodlawn park Grove, Firhouse, by emergency services at about 13:30. A post-mortem is to be carried out at Tallaght Hospital.
13 March 2020
Student Garda To Be Called Up Early Over Disorder Fears
Gardaí are set to announce a new policing plan to respond to the current Covid-19 outbreak. It is understood that garda will step up "high visibility" patrols in an effort to provide "comfort and support to communities".
22 April 2013
Shots Fired At House In Limerick
Garda in limerick have launched an investigation after a number of shots were fired at a house in Moyross. The family was at home in the house in Cliona Park at the time of the incident but garda have said there were no injuries. The front door of the house was damaged during the attack.
03 October 2007
Six Teens Arrested Over Limerick Man's Murder
Gardaí have arrested six teenagers in connection with the death of Limerick man Patrick Coleman in September. Mr Coleman, a 33-year-old father-of-two, died after being attacked on his way home from a night out on September 3. His body was found in his home in John Carew Park. He had been stabbed.