Man Arrested In Offaly Murder Probe


Gardaí investigating the murder of 64-year-old Thomas Dooley at a house in Edenderry, Co. Offaly, have arrested a 19 year old man. 

The suspect was arrested this morning at an address in Edenderry and is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Tullamore Garda Station. He may be detained for up to twenty four hours during which time he must be charged or released.

The body of Mr Dooley, known locally as Toddy, was discovered on February 16th when Gardai were called to his house at Sister Senan Court.

The father of three had sustained injuries to his upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Image courtesy of The Southern Star

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