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Man due in court in connection with Ballymun death

The man was arrested on Wednesday in Dublin Airport and will appear in court this afternoon.

Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin.
Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin.
Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

A 41-YEAR-OLD man will appear in court today charged in relation to the death of Dutch citizen Kamal El Habsati whose body was found in an apartment in Ballymun, Dublin, on 5 December.

The man will appear at Court No 2 at the Criminal Courts of Justice Parkgate Street, at 4.15pm today, charged in relation to the death of the 31-year-old.

He was arrested on Wednesday at Dublin Airport and was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act,1984, at Ballymun Garda Station.

The Dutchman had been living and working in Dublin for some time and shared the apartment with a male housemate, who Gardaí had been trying to locate.

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