Gardaí renew appeal for information in Kenneth O'Brien murder probe

Gardaí renew appeal for information in Kenneth O'Brien murder probe

Gardaí investigating the murder of Kenneth O'Brien have renewed their appeal for information.

The 33-year-old disappeared last Friday. His remains were discovered in a suitcase in the Grand Canal at Ardclough in Kildare the following day.

Mr O'Brien (pictured) left his house a week ago, having told his partner he was working outside Dublin that day.

The following morning, a Saturday, people walking near the Grand Canal in Ardclough in Co Kildare discovered a suitcase, which transpired to contain Mr O'Brien's torso.

Now gardaí are renewing their appeal for anyone who was in Ardclough near the Canal on Friday and early Saturday to contact them.

They also want to speak to anyone who may have seen or had any contact with Kenneth last Friday morning, or can help in tracing his movements.

Gardaí have searched extensively for the murder scene, but have yet to make a significant fin.

They are again asking anyone returning to their property or business premises after a time away, to check to see if there is anything unusual.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Leixlip Garda Station 01 666 7800.


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