BREAKING: Six arrested in connection with murder inquiry

Silvestras Stoskus
Silvestras Stoskus

Gardai have arrested three men and three women, aged in their mid-20s and mid-40s, in connection with the murder of Silvestras Stoskus.

The body of Mr Stoskus was discovered by a passer-by in a field close to the Kildare-Meath border on the 18th of March this year.

His naked corpse was found face down in a puddle in Cornamucklage, near Broadford.

It was apparent to Gardai the young man had met a violent death

The 20-year-old was reported missing from Kinnegad - around 10km away from where the body was found

Today gardai made six arrests in connection with the killing.

The six people arrested are currently detained at Lucan, Naas, Athlone and Mullingar Garda Stations detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 and Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 as amended.