Three men due in court over Regency attack

Three men due in court over Regency attack

Gardaí have arrested three men in connection with the murder of David Byrne at Dublin’s Regency Hotel five years ago.

The men — one aged 50, one 60 and the other in his 60s — are due to appear before the Special Criminal Court on Tuesday evening.

Mr Byrne, 34, was shot dead at a boxing weigh-in in February 2016 in an attack linked to the feud between the Hutch and Kinahan crime gangs.

Gardaí said on Tuesday evening that the 50 and 60-year-olds were arrested in Ballymun earlier in the day on foot of warrants issued by the Special Criminal Court.

They later announced the arrest of the third man.

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