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Update - Silvestras Stokus Murder Investigation

Update - Silvestras Stokus Murder Investigation

Gardaí investigating the murder of Silvestas Stokus in the Broadford area of Kildare on the 18th March 2015 have arrested three men during a planned operation this morning 13/6/2017.

Three men aged 46, 35 and 32 were arrested and are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984, Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939/1998 and Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 respectively at Naas Garda Station.  

The body Silvestras Stoskus was discovered in Broadford, County Kildare on the 18th March 2015. He had been missing from his home at Bun Daire, Kinnegad, County Westmeath since 8th March 2015. Gardaí at Leixlip began a murder investigation following a post mortem carried out by the State Pathologist.

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.