Gardaí arrest two people over Co Leitrim murder

Man and woman held over death of Patrick Heeran, last seen in Mohill in October 2011

Patrick Heeran was last seen in Mohill, Co Leitrim on October 3rd, 2011. File photograph

Patrick Heeran was last seen in Mohill, Co Leitrim on October 3rd, 2011. File photograph

 

Gardaí investigating the 2011 murder of a man in Co Leitrim have arrested two people.

Patrick Heeran was last seen in Mohill, Co Leitrim on October 3rd, 2011. He was 48-years-old at the time.

A man and a woman, both in their mid-20s, were arrested and are being held at Tullamore Garda station.

The man is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, while the woman is held under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939.

A murder investigation based in Co Leitrim has been ongoing since 2016.