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Two arrests - Murder investigation into death of James Cahillane in Kerry on the 19/5/12

Gardai in Killorglin investigating the death of James Cahillane of Ardraw, Beaufort, Co. Kerry, on the 12th April 2013 have arrested two people.

The two people a male in his late 20's and a female in her early 50's were arrested this morning the 10th May 2013 in Killorglin, Co Kerry. The male is being detained at Tralee Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended. The female is being detained at Killarney Garda station under the provisions of section 30 of the Offences of the State Act 1939 as amended.


Presvious Press Release attached.

Garda Press Office.

Gardai in Killorglin investigating the death of James Cahillane of Ardraw, Beaufort, Co. Kerry, are appealing to the public for assistance.
His body was discovered on the 19th of April at approximately 2 am by members of the fire service responding to a fire at his home. Following a post mortem examination carried out by the Assistant State Pathologist Mr Cahillane was found to have suffered injuries consistent with an assault.

Mr Cahillane was seen in Killorglin on the evening of Wednesday 18th April. He finished working at approximately 5.30 pm, did some grocery shopping and withdrew some cash from an ATM. During the evening he visited Sheehan’s and Clifford’s public houses in the town before taking a Taxi to his home at approximately 10.50 pm. Investigating Gardai are appealing to anyone who observed or spoke with Mr Cahillane, or noticed anything suspicious or unusual in vicinity of his home between 5.30 pm on the 18th April and 2 am on the 19th April to contact them.

A technical examination of the house is ongoing, extensive inquiries have been carried out and a incident room established at Killorglin Garda Station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Killorglin Garda Station 066 9790500 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.