26/09/2013

Gardaí Renewed Appeal In John Maguire Murder Investigation

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information over the death of former publican John Maguire, after eliminating a 'mystery call' from their investigation.

Mr Maguire was found dead slumped behind his front door. He had suffered multiple stab wounds.

Gardaí had managed to trace a man who had caller to Mr Maguire's house about two hours before he died and have subsequently eliminated him from their investigation.

Gardaí have appealed for any one who may have called to Mr Maguire's house, was in the area or saw anything suspicious at around 14:30 on Monday afternoon to contact them

They have also appealed to taxi drivers who may have collected a fare in the Ormond Square area of Dublin's north inner city during the same time-frame to contact the incident room at the Bridewell garda station, phone 01 6668200, or phone the confidential line, 1800 666111.

(MH/CD)

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