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17th Jul 2017

Man Arrested Over Murder Of Father-Of-Three In Swords


A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 56-year-old-man in Swords, Dublin, in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The deceased man was found at 3.05am with serious injuries on Sunday 16th July, where he had been beaten and stripped of his clothing. Emergency services attempted life saving procedures but he was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.

The Irish Independent reports that it is believed that the deceased man was badly beaten at a different location and then dumped on North Street.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses who may have been in or around North Street between 1.30am and 3am yesterday morning, or to anyone who may had drove around the area and have ‘Dash Cam’ footage from their vehicle,  to contact Swords Garda Station on 01 6664700, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.