Help us catch the killer; Gardaí renew appeal to the public in Cork murder hunt

Help us catch the killer; Gardaí renew appeal to the public in Cork murder hunt
Castlegreina House on the Boreenmanna Road in Cork where the body of Frankie Dunne was discovered. Picture: Dan Linehan

GARDAÍ investigating the murder of Francis Dunne, whose body was discovered at a derelict house on Boreenmanna Road, on December 28 are renewing their appeal for information.

Mr Dunne was found with his head and arms removed.

To date, Gardaí have completed their door to door inquiries and have gathered CCTV evidence from the surrounding area. 

Frankie Dunne 
Frankie Dunne 

Numerous statements have been taken in relation to the investigation, including one from a man in Romania.

Speaking at Anglesea Street Garda Station, Chief Superintendent Barry McPolin said: “We would like to thank those who have come forward and provided us with vital information into this horrific murder, but we need more. 

"Anyone who has any information, no matter how insignificant they think it is, I would ask that they pick up the phone and contact us.” 

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information and are most anxious to speak to anyone who was in the Boreenmanna Road area of Cork city between 7pm and midnight on Friday, December 27. 

No arrests have been made to date and the investigation is ongoing with several lines of enquiry still to be pursued.

Please contact Bridewell Garda Station on 021 4943330, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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