06 Oct 2022

UPDATE: Three people arrested in probe into murdered Limerick man are released

BREAKING: remaining suspects released in investigation into murdered Limerick man

Two men and two women were arrested in connection with the murder of Lee Slattery

GARDAÍ have confirmed that three people arrested as part of an investigation into the murder of a Limerick man have been released without charge.

On Monday, four arrests were made in relation to the murder of Lee Slattery, whose body was discovered in the Delmege House estate near Moyross, Limerick on May 31, 2010.

Two women, aged in their 20s and 40s, and a man in his 30s were arrested and detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939. 

A second man, aged in his 20s, was also arrested and detained under the provisions of Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007. All four were held in garda stations across Limerick and Clare divisions overnight.

Earlier this Tuesday evening, September 20, gardaí revealed that the woman in her 20s arrested on Monday, was released without charge.

This Tuesday night, gardai have confirmed that the remaining three people arrested as part of the investigation have also been released and a file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

"The two men in their 20s and 30s and woman in her 40s, arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Lee Slattery have been released without charge. A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions," they stated. 

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