Two arrested over murder of Limerick teenager

David Hurley

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David Hurley

Two men are being questioned about the murder of Jeffrey Hannon in 2007
GARDAI investigating the murder of a teenager on the southside of Limerick city more than seven years ago have arrested two men.

GARDAI investigating the murder of a teenager on the southside of Limerick city more than seven years ago have arrested two men.

Jeffrey Hannan, who was aged 19, died after he was attacked near his home in O’Malley Park, Southill during the early hours of November 22, 2007.

He died from severe injuries after he was struck a number of times during a row with a group of young men.

Post mortem results suggested he was struck across the head with a weapon of some sort - possibly an axe.

While a number of people have been arrested and questioned about the murder in the past, nobody has ever been charged in connection with the killing.

Two men - aged in their 30s and 40s - were arrested shortly before 8am at locations in the city.

They are being detained under the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act at Roxboro Road and Henry Street Garda stations.

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