Gardaí appeal for information about murder of Michael Crowe, 81

Gardaí are appealing for help from the public in relation to the murder of 81-year-old Michael Crowe.

Michael died at his home in Pairc Mhuire, Newbridge, Co. Kildare on October 4, 2009.

At approximately 6am a loud bang was heard and a fire broke out in the Crowe family home. Michael’s family, who were in the house at the time, managed to escape however Michael was unable to do so. He died of injuries sustained.

Since the incident, An Garda Síochána have taken nearly 700 statements, carried out hundreds of separate lines of inquiry.

"Today we are again seeking the assistance from any member of the public who may have any information which may assist in this investigation into the murder of Michael Crowe," said Inspector Mel Smyth at Newbridge Garda Station today.

"We would appeal in particular to anyone who may have been in or around Pairc Mhuire estate on the morning of Sunday 4th October, 2009 between 2am and 6am to contact us.

"All information will be treated with the utmost confidentiality and we urge anyone who has any information even if they believe it to be insignificant or trivial to get in contact with us at Newbridge Garda Station at 045 440180, The Garda Confidential line at 1800 666111 or any Garda Station."


More in this Section

Body of man in his 20s discovered in house in Dublin

Irish and UK governments clash over significance of Brexit agreement

Visiting US family killed in crash mourned by relatives in Ireland and America

PSNI arrest man on suspicion of attempted murder in Co. Down


Today's Stories

€250k to keep eight families in hotels

Davis differs on hard border

Key official ‘very optimistic’ on commissioner process

Border deal a statement of intent, says David Davis

Lifestyle

A heavy burden for such young shoulders caring for parents this Christmas

How to enjoy Christmas without piling on the pounds

The Islands of Ireland: Roaringwater Bay in West Cork once homed 27 people

With ancient roots the pantomime dame is still a firm favourite

More From The Irish Examiner