Paul Gallagher Murder
Gardai investigating the murder of 26 year old Paul Gallagher, whose body was found in Ballymacan outside Collon, are appealing for information on the journey he may have taken in a red Volkswagon Golf from Donaghmeade in Dublin to Collon on Monday night/Tuesday morning.
The car he was travelling in had a registration number beginning 01 LH.
Gardai have launched a murder investigation headed by Supt Michael Devine of Navan. An incident room has been set up in Navan Garda Station and Chief Supt Aidan Glacken has appointed a chief investigating officer.
Mr Gallagher’s body was found in open farmland at Ballymacon at 5pm yesterday.
Gardai believe he may have travelled north from Donaghmeade along the M1 and took the Slane exit.
He was last seen in Donaghmeade at 10.30pm on Monday night and was wearing a navy tracksuit top, grey tracksuit bottoms and white runners with a navy stripe.
They are appealing for information from anyone who may have seen him or the vehicle on Monday night or the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Gardaí are appealing to any persons with information or who can assist with the investigation to contact Navan Garda Station on 046 - 9079930, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.