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Man, 20, arrested over Phoenix Park murder

The man was arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Gerard Donnelly in the Phoenix Park.

Gardaí investigate the scene where Gerard Donnelly's body was discovered.
Gardaí investigate the scene where Gerard Donnelly's body was discovered.
Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

A 20-YEAR-OLD MAN has been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Gerard Donnelly in the Phoenix Park last November.

The man was arrested this morning in Dublin’s north inner city and is currently being questioned at Finglas Garda Station.

Gerard Donnelly’s body was discovered in the park in the early hours of 29 November. He had been burned to death. Donnelly is believed to have been sleeping rough in the area.

Another man has been charged and is before the courts in connection with the case.

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