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Man arrested in connection with murder of Patrick Heeran

The 48-year-old Leitrim man went missing in October 2011.

Image: Garda Press Office

GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING THE murder of Leitrim man Patrick Heeran have arrested a man.

Heeran, who was 48 at the time of his disappearance, was last seen on 3 October 2011 in Mohill, Co Leitrim.

Gardaí were originally treating Patrick’s disappearance as a missing person case but in 2016 a murder investigation was launched.

A man in his late 30s was arrested this morning and is being detained at Thurles garda station. He is the fourth person to be arrested in connection with the investigation.

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