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Investigation into the murder of Peter Gunn on the 15/1/09 - Arrest

The man is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.


Gardai investigating the murder of Peter Gunn have arrested a man in his 30s.  The man was arrested this morning - the 17th of June 2009 and is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Finglas Garda station.

Previous press releases refer.



Garda Press Office.

17th June 2009 0950



Gardaí investigating the report of a missing 29 year old man, Peter Gunn from Glasnevin, Dublin 9  have now launched a murder investigation.  They have confirmed Peter Gunn as the male that was found on the 15th of January 2009 at Dunsoghly Lane, The Ward.

Gardai wish to appeal to anyone that may have seen Peter Gunn in the Summerhill area on the 4th of January 2009 or since then, to contact them. In particular, any taxis drivers that may have been in the area and who may have carried or seen Mr Gunn.

Mr. Gunn is described as being approximately 6’2” of medium build, with short dark hair. When last seen, he was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, a cream t-shirt and white runners. 

In addition anyone that may have passed or used the Dunsoghly Lane at The Ward, Co.Dublin in the past 10 days and who may be able to assist the Gardai with their enquiries is asked to contact the incident room at Finglas Garda Station on 01 – 6667513, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

Previous press releases listed below refer.

Garda Press Office.
13:55 hrs 17/01/09


Gardai in Finglas are investigating the discovery of the body of a man  on Dunsoghly Lane, The Ward, Co. Dublin.

The body was discovered shortly after 9.00pm on the 15th of January 2009.

The area is sealed off and  crime scene examiners from the Garda Technical Bureau are at the location. The State Pathologist has been notified of the discovery.

The body, which has not been identified, remains at the scene.

There is no further information at present but updates will be provided as information becomes available.


Garda Press Office

16th January 2009