Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Advertisement

Two men arrested in connection with 2008 death

Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting dead of Darren Guerrine in February 2008.

An image of Darren Guerrine that was tied to a fence near where his body was found in 2008.
An image of Darren Guerrine that was tied to a fence near where his body was found in 2008.
Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

TWO MEN HAVE been arrested in connection with the death of Darren Guerrine four years ago.

The two men are being detained at separate garda stations in Dublin having been arrested earlier today.

Guerrine, 21, was found dead on the bank of the Grand Canal between the Kylemore Road and the Naas Road in west Dublin just a few yards from his home on the morning of 18 February 2008.

A post mortem later showed that he was shot dead at point blank range in the incident.

One of the men is in his mid-30s and is being held at Kilmainham garda station with the second man in his late 20s being held at Kevin Street garda station.

Both men are being held under section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 and can be held for a total of 72 hours.

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

About the author:

Hugh O'Connell

Read next:

COMMENTS (7)