Man arrested in connection with Fermoy murder

Gardaí in Co Cork have arrested a man in his 50s in connection with the murder of John Mahon in Fermoy at the weekend.

The 60-year-old father-of-five was shot dead near his home while returning from the pub in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Mr Mahon was a former international boxing referee and a senior official with the Munster Boxing Association.

He is believed to have been involved in an argument with another man around an hour before he was killed.


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