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Kenneth O'Brien investigation: One man released without charge, one still in custody

Earlier this week gardaí were granted more time to question the pair.

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A MAN IN his 30s who was arrested in connection to the Kenneth O’ Brien murder investigation was released without charge today.

A second man in his 50s remains in custody.

The two men were arrested on 6 February. Earlier this week gardaí were granted more time to question the pair.

O’Brien’s dismembered remains were discovered in the Grand Canal in Kildare last month. He was 33 years old.

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Read: Kenneth O’Brien killing: Gardaí granted extra time to question men

Read: “A heartbreaking occasion”: Kenneth O’Brien remembered as kind, loving and reserved

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