Gardai make arrest in connection with murder of Limerick man Martin Clancy

Fintan Walsh

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BREAKING: Man arrested in connection with Limerick murder

Martin Clancy, 45, was found dead at his flat in Little O'Curry Street

GARDAI have arrested a man in his mid-20s in connection with the murder of Limerick man Martin Clancy.

The man, believed to be from Limerick, was arrested in Cork City around 8pm this Wednesday night, and is being detained at Roxboro Road garda station. 

Martin Clancy, aged 45, was found dead at his home on Little O'Curry Street on Sunday evening

Gardai have preserved the scene since 6.30pm that evening, and the crime scene is being held by Henry Street gardai.

Following another 48-hour extension at Limerick District Court this Wednesday, the crime scene will be held until 5.40pm on Friday. 

A spokesperson for An Garda Siochana said at 10.10pm on Wednesday: "The male was arrested this evening in Cork. He is currently being detained at Roxboro Road Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended."