17/11/2015

Five Arrested Over Lorcan O'Reilly Murder

Five people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Lorcan O'Reilly.

Mr O'Reilly was fatally stabbed at the Oliver Bond Flats complex, Dublin 8 on Sunday 01 November 2015 between 2am and 3am.

Three males and two females (who range in age from late teens to early 20s) were arrested on Monday morning in the Dublin area. They are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at a number of south city Garda stations. They can be held for up to 72 hours.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal for anyone with information to contact the incident room at Kevin Street Garda Station 01 6669400, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

(MH/CD)

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