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Update - Kane Mc Cormack Murder Investigation

A man in his 20s has been arrested by Gardaí investigating the murder of Kane McCormack whose body was discovered in Dunboyne, Co Meath on the 2nd December 2017.

The man was arrested this morning (17/12/2018) during an operation in west Dublin. He is currently detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 in Ashbourne Garda Station.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal to anyone with information to contact the incident room in Ashbourne Garda Station 01-8010600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

The previous press release listed below refers.

Garda Press Office

Gardaí investigating the murder of Kane Mc Cormack have received the results of the post-mortem following its completion this evening (3/12/17)

The post-mortem results have established the male died from injuries resulting from three gunshot wounds. The death is now being treated as a murder investigation.

Garda Press Office

Gardaí at Ashbourne Co Meath are appealing for information in relation to the murder of Kane McCormack whose body was discovered in a field at Walterstown, Dunboyne on the Meath/ Kildare border yesterday, Saturday December 2nd 2017.

Mr McCormack parked his silver Peugeot 307 hatchback registration No: 04- D in the ‘Aldi’ supermarket carpark in Clonee Village at 5pm on Friday, 1st December 2017. He then got into a black saloon type car, this car left the carpark and turned right towards Dunboyne.  Shortly after 6pm   Gardaí in Finglas responded to a call that a black Audi saloon car was on fire just off the M50 at Meakstown Cottages.
Investigating Gardaí are trying to establish any link between the murder and this black Audi car.

Speaking at Ashbourne Garda Station today Superintendent James Cannon appealed to anyone who was in Clonee village particularly in the Aldi carpark, at or around 5pm on Friday evening and who may have noticed either of these vehicles, Superintendent Cannon is also appealing  to anyone who drove the road through Walterstown  after 5pm and who may have noticed a black saloon  parked on the road,  this is the roadway which runs through Walterstown between Leixlip and Dunboyne and  any person who was in the vicinity of Meakstown Cottages or Balseskin Reception Centre at around 6pm and who may have noticed any suspicious activity around the burnt out Audi car.

In particular investigating officers are appealing to anyone who may have dashcams or who were in or close to any of the locations to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.