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Man Arrested - Fatal Shooting Leixlip, Co. Kildare, 15th November 2018

Gardaí have arrested a man, aged in his 30s, in relation to the fatal shooting of Clive Staunton in Leixlip, Co. Kildare, that occurred on 15/11/2018.

He is currently detained at Leixlip Garda Station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007.

This is the third arrest in this investigation. A man and a woman, both aged in their 30s, were arrested on 09/12/2019 and were both released without charge, with files prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Previous press release refers -

Gardaí investigating the fatal shooting of Clive Staunton are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Clive’s body has been removed to the City Morgue where a post mortem examination will take place this afternoon and a Garda Technical exam is taking place at the scene.

Gardaí are asking anyone who saw Clive Staunton or his van a white Mercedes sprinter 96D22788 which has a distinctive red stripe on both sides between Bath Avenue, Dublin 4 and Leixlip Co. Kildare between 8pm and 9.15pm on the 15th of November 2018, to contact them.

We would also like to speak to anyone who was in the Glen Easton estate Leixlip between 8.30pm and 9.30pm to contact Gardaí at Leixlip Garda Station.

We are also appealing for information on the movement of a silver/grey Volvo S40 (old style square back) between Leixlip Co Kildare and Manor Kilbride Co. Wicklow.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leixlip 6667800 the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111or any Garda Station.