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Two men arrested over murder of man in Meath car park

Peter Butterly was shot dead in Gormanston last year.

Image: Laura Hutton via Photocall Ireland

TWO MEN HAVE been arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Meath last year.

Peter Butterly, 35, was shot dead outside The Huntsman Inn pub at Gormanston at around 2pm on the 6 March 2013.

It’s believed he drove into the car park and was followed a few minutes later by a second car.

Butterly was then confronted by the occupants of the second car as he walked across the car park and was shot a number of times.

The assailants fled the scene in a car which turned left as it exited the car park. However the car was intercepted a short time later and four males were arrested by gardaí.

The men arrested this morning are aged in their 40s and 50s.

They are being held at Kells Garda station.

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