24/01/2014

Garda Renew Appeal Over Det Garda Donohoe Murder

Gardaí are to make a fresh appeal for information about the death of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, who was shot and killed outside Lordship Credit Union in Bellurgan, Co Louth on 25 January last year.

Donohoe and a colleague were attacked by an armed gang as they waited outside the credit union to escort staff and takings to a bank.

As staff left the building the gang attacked, shooting Det Garda Donohoe in the head as he tried to intervene.

A renewed appeal for further information from the public and an update on the investigation will take place outside Dundalk Garda Station.

(MH/IT)

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