Two arrested in connection with murder of innocent grandfather

Shot dead: Edward Nugent
Shot dead: Edward Nugent

Two men, one in his late 20s and another who is a juvenile, have been arrested by gardai in connection with the murder of innocent truck driver Edward Nugent, in Walkinstown, Dublin 15.

The 64-year-old was shot and killed in his home on the 15th of February.

Officers arrested the two men following planned searches at 6:30am this morning involving officers from Crumlin, Sundrive and assisted the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

The men, who are being detained at Sundrive Road and Crumlin garda stations are being held under Section 50 Criminal Justice Act 2007.