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Investigations at the scene of Dean Johnson's murder. Laura Hutton via Photocall Ireland

24-year-old man arrested over murder of Dean Johnson

Johnson was murdered at Harelawn Green, Clondalkin on 24 August 2013.

A 24-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Dean Johnson.

The man was arrested in west Dublin this morning, he’s being held at Lucan garda station.

Dean Johnson was murdered at Harelawn Green, Clondalkin on 24 August 2013.

Gardai discovered a sawn off shotgun, ammunition and drugs during searches as part of the investigation into the murder.

Five people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Dean Johnson.

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