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Murder of Ken Fetherston

The Gardaí at Tallaght have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of Ken Fetherston’s remains at Military road in the Dublin Mountains on Saturday 31/1/2010.

Ken Fetherston, a 26 year old man had been missing since Tuesday, the 22nd September 2009. Ken was the father of a 3-year-old daughter and had worked as a coach driver prior to breaking his leg on holidays lasts August. He’s originally from the Tallaght area.

On Tues 22nd September 2009 at 8.30am he left his apartment at Tallaght Cross Hotel in his red Honda Civic. He then drove to Luke Lawlor’s Filling Station and bought 10euro of petrol. He drove to Landy’s garage ‘Hispec’ a panel shop located at Landy’s Industrial estate on the Knocklyon Road to get work done on his car.

On Saturday 26th September Ken’s friends found his car in a lay-by on the N11, near the Gorey bypass. The driver’s door was unlocked and there was no key in the car. Gardaí know that the car was abandoned there between 11pm on Tues 22nd and 10am on Wed 23rd. Ken’s mobile phone has not been used since 9.30am on Tues 22nd Sept.

On Saturday 31/1/2010 two people out walking at Military road in the Dublin Mountains discovered what they believed to be human remains. The remains were subsequently been identified as those of Kenneth Fetherston.

Gardaí at Tallaght Investigating                    Telephone: 01 666  6000