Three Further Arrests Over Inchicore Murder

Gardai have made three further arrests in relation to the murder David Byrne on the 19th March 2011.

Three males all aged in their late teens were arrested this morning and are currently detained at Garda Stations in the south inner city. Two of the men are detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939, and one under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Last week, two 14-year-old boys, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, were arrested by Gardaí.

A female has been released from custody without charge.

David Byrne was found in the car park of Emmet Court apartment block on Saturday 19th March.

He was stabbed at least four times and was pronounced dead in St James's Hospital.

Gardaí have appealed to those with information to contact Kilmainham Garda Station.

This brings to 14 the number arrested in relation to this investigation.


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