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Man arrested over the murder of Eddie Hutch two years ago

He can be held for up to seven days.

Scenes at Eddie Hutch's funeral in February 2016
Scenes at Eddie Hutch's funeral in February 2016

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a man in connection with the murder of Eddie Hutch two years ago.

A brother of Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch, the 59-year-old taxi driver was gunned down at his home on Poplar Row in Dublin’s north inner-city on the night of Monday 8 February 2016.

In a statement this afternoon, gardaí said the arrested man was “conveyed to Mountjoy Garda Station” and has been detained under Section 5 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007.

He can be held for up to seven days.

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