Man arrested in inquiry into garda’s murder released without charge
Key person of interest in fatal shooting of Det Adrian Donohoe released without charge
The scene of the fatal shooting of Det Adrian Donohoe in Co Louth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill
A man in his 30s who was arrested last Monday by gardaí investigating the murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe has been released without charge.
The man was released on Sunday afternoon and a file is being sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Garda press office said.
The man, who is from the North, has been a key person of interest to Garda investigators since the fatal shooting more than eight years ago. He was questioned all week at Dundalk Garda station.
The man is also a suspect in several other ATM robberies that occurred both before and after Det Donohoe’s murder, and a similar robbery at Lordship Credit Union in 2011. He is believed to have close links to smuggling operations and dissident paramilitaries in the Border area.
Gardaí said their investigations were continuing.