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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