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Murder of Joseph Rafferty

Murder of Joseph Rafferty

On Tuesday the 12th of April 2005 Joseph Rafferty was shot dead as he left his home at Hayworth Court, Ongar Park Dublin 15. Joseph was 29 years old and originally from Hogan Place in the centre of Dublin. He was employed by a Dublin based courier company and had his own van, a White Mercedes Sprinter registration number OCZ 7182.

At about 9.30am on the 12th of April 2005 Joseph left his apartment as usual. He walked across the car park and was getting into his van when he was approached by a lone gunman. He was shot twice at close range. He died at the scene.

The gunman then walked from the scene putting the gun into a holdall bag that he carried.

The gunman is described as being chubby. He wore a black woolly hat and a sleeveless high visibility vest. He carried a dark coloured holdall bag.

Gardaí at Lucan Investigating    Telephone 01 666 7300