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Two arrested, questioned and released in Jeffrey Hannon murder investigation

Crime DeskBy Shuki Byrne
Murdered: Jeffrey Hannon was bludgeoned to death in November, 2007
Murdered: Jeffrey Hannon was bludgeoned to death in November, 2007

Two men have been released without charge after being arrested and questioned in relation to the brutal murder of a man in 2007.

Gardaí arrested the two males as part of an ongoing investigation into the murder of Jeffrey Hannon, whose body was discovered in the O’Malley Park area of Limerick on 22 November.

Both men were arrested yesterday morning in the Limerick area and questioned by detectives investigating the horrific killing. 

A man in his 40s was detained at detained at Roxboro Road Garda Station while a second male - aged in his late 20s - was detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939, at Henry St. Garda Station. 

They were last night released without charge and a file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). 

The 19-year-old father-of-two was found bludgeoned to death close to his home at O’Malley Park in the early hours of November 22. 

Gardai said 20 people have not been arrested in connection with the murder and investigations are ongoing.