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Three men released in John Wilson murder investigation

One man is still being held in Clondalkin in connection with the case.

A Garda forensic team investigate the scene where John Wilson was shot dead
A Garda forensic team investigate the scene where John Wilson was shot dead
Image: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

THREE MEN HELD as part of the investigation into the shooting dead of John Wilson in Ballyfermot just over one week ago have been released without charge.

A fourth man is still being held in Clondalkin Garda Station in connection with the investigation.

The three men were released in the last 24 hours and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Separately, a man arrested on the day that Wilson was shot has appeared before Dublin District Court charged in connection with the case.

35-year-old John Wilson, who had connections with gangland crime in Dublin, was shot dead at his home on Cloverhill Road on the afternoon of  28 September.

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