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Serious Crime Review

Serious Crime Review Team

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The Garda Commissioner established the Serious Crime Review Team in August 2007.  The team is located at the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (NBCI),  Harcourt Square, Dublin 2.

The objective of the unit is the review of unresolved homicides and other serious crimes within the State.

The unit comes under the command of the Assistant Commissioner, National Support Services, and the Detective Chief Superintendent, National Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

The head of the team is Detective Superintendent Christopher Mangan and the team consists of one Detective Inspector, three Detective Sergeants and seven Detective Gardaí.  All of the members of the Serious Crime Review Team are highly trained in homicide investigation and in reviewing unresolved homicides.

The team’s initial focus will be on the review of 207unresolved homicides dating from 1980.

Contact the Serious Crime Review Team:

Detective Superintendent Christopher Mangan at

The Serious Crime Review Team office telephone number is 01 666 3444.

The fax number is 01 666 3394.

James Mulqueen Murdered between 3pm on Thursday, the 22nd October 2009 and 10am on Friday, the 23rd October 2009 at Ballymakeery, Kilcolman, Ardagh, Co Limerick.
Antoinette Smith Antoinette Smith, aged 27, attended the David Bowie Concert in Slane, Co. Meath on Saturday the 11th July 1987, returning to Dublin City Centre at approximately 11.30pm. Antoinette Smith was last seen on O’Connell Street, Dublin at 2.30am on Sunday 12th July 1987.
Charles Brooke Pickard Charles Brooke Pickard, aged 42, was last seen shortly before midday of the 26th of April 1991 in Castelcove, Co Kerry in his English registered blue Ford Transit van. He lived closeby.
Patricia Doherty Patricia Doherty, aged 29, from Allenton Lawns in Tallaght was last seen on the evening of the 23rd of December 1991 in the Firhouse area.
Raonaid Murray Murdered at Silchester Crescent, Glenageary, Dublin between 11:20 pm on 3 September 1999 and 12:30 am on 4 September 1999
Eddie Fitzmaurice Found dead at his home in Bellaghy, Charlestown, Co. Mayo on 6 May 1998.
Dessie Fox Murdered at Healy's Bridge, Downing's South, Prosperous, Co Kildare on 30 September 1990
Nora Sheehan Nora Sheehan, murdered on a date unknown between the 6th June and 12th June 1981.
Christopher Payne Attempted murder at Rutland Grove, Crumlin, Dublin 12 on 13th May 1988.
Henry Hurley Murdered between 3 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Friday 7 July 1989 at Reascamogue, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare.

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