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Arrest -Investigation in to murder of Dean Johnston on the 25/5/12

Gardaí at Ronanstown investigating the murder of 20 year old Dean Johnston on the 25th May 2011 have arrested a 23yr old male.

He was arrested yesterday evening, the 12th November 2012 in Co. Wexford.  He is being detained at Lucan Garda station under the provisions of Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007.
Please see previous press releases.

Garda Press Office

Gardaí at Ronanstown investigating the murder of 20 year old Dean Johnston on the 25th of May 2011 (Press Release 476/11 refers) have this morning (26/1/12) arrested a 36 year old female in connection with this investigation. She was arrested in the Dublin 12 area and is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station under Section 30, Offences against the State Act 1939.  

Garda Press Office  

Gardai in Ronanstown have launched a murder investigation following a shooting incident at Moorfield Ave, Clondalkin at approximately 9pm on the 25th of May 2011.    

A 20 year old male was shot as he sat in a car on Moorfield Avenue. He was taken to Tallaght Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.      

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.     

 Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to this incident or anyone with information that may assist this investigation to contact Ronanstown  Garda Station on  01-6667700,The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.