Man arrested as part of investigation into historic murder of Patrick Heeran

Man arrested as part of investigation into historic murder of Patrick Heeran

A man has been arrested in connection with a historic murder case.

Patrick Heeran was last seen in Mohill in Co Leitrim on October 3, 2011.

The 48-year-old disappeared without a trace and the case was upgraded to murder five years later in 2016.

His body has never been found.

A man, aged in his late 30s, is currently being detained at Thurles Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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