36-Year-Old Arrested Over Ryan Murder

A 36-year-old Irish man, extradited from the UK, is due to appear in Court today in connection with the murder of a Dublin man.

Paul Ryan's body was found dumped in the gateway of a field in Coolderry, Birr, Co Offaly, on April 12, 2003. He was shot in the head.

In 2007, a cold case team was set up to reinvestigate his death.

The arrest was made under a European Arrest Warrant at Dublin Airport yesterday.


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