Gardaí release man without charge in connection with Swords murder

Gardaí release man without charge in connection with Swords murder
Garda forensics at the scene of the attack on Sunday. Pic: Rollingnews.ie

Gardaí have released a 29-year-old man being questioned in connection with the murder of a man in Swords at the weekend.

56-year-old father of three, Dermot Byrne, was found injured and naked on North Street in the early hours of Sunday morning.

He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

A suspect was arrested on Sunday and brought to Swords garda station for questioning.

He was released without charge earlier today and a file is being prepared for the DPP.


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