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Wednesday, 15th January 2020

Garda seek clues to missing teenager at house in Rathmullen

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A house in Rathmullen Park was declared a crime scene earlier today as Gardaí investigating the disappearance of a teenager from the area suspect he may have been murdered and his body dismembered.

It is thought that one of the factions in the Drogheda feud abducted and murdered the boy.

The victim of this brutal and nauseating murder has not yet been officially named although it has been widely reported that his identity will be announced today or tomorrow once the results of DNA tests are available.

It is widely thought that the limbs found in a black sports bag, at a housing estate in Coolock on Monday night and the head found in a burning car in Drumcondra early today are those of the missing teenager.

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The youth was well-known to Gardaí who, according to a local source, was working for both sides of the bloody feud in a minor capacity at first and then progressing to more serious duties.

This is the third murder in the feud which has been ongoing for 18 months and has also include many other attacks in the form of drive by shootings, burnt out houses, beatings, tortures and intimidation of all sorts.

The first person to be murdered in the feud was Keith Brannigan who was shot dead outside his holiday home in Clogherhead last August while, in November, 39 year old Richie Carberry was shot dead outside his home in Bettystown.

Thankfully no bystander has died yet, even though taxi driver John Myles came very close on Monday, but it can only be a matter of time before some innocent party is killed.

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