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Ireland Gardaí report 'significant arrests' in investigation into machete murder of Polish father of two in Cork

16:05  03 october  2019
16:05  03 october  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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Gardaí investigating the murder of a 35-year-old man who was hacked to death by a machete -wielding gang in front of his wife and children Nine vehicles, including two vans which were seized at the seven premises, were sent by gardaí for technical examination and it is understood that

Gardai investigating the murder of a Polish father of two in Co Cork at the weekend are examining mobile phones and computers belonging to the man in Officers investigating the murder of Mikolaj Wilk (35) by a masked gang armed with machetes who broke into his home at Bridge House, Maglin

a person wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: Frenzied attack: Mikolaj Wilk pictured with his wife Elzbieta Frenzied attack: Mikolaj Wilk pictured with his wife Elzbieta

A DETAILED file is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions following "significant arrests" in the investigation into the murder of a Polish father of two killed by a gang wielding machetes at his Cork home.

Mikolaj Wilk (35) was murdered at his home in Maglin Bridge, Ballincollig, Co Cork in a killing investigating gardaí described  one of the most shocking they had ever dealt with.

On June 10, 2018, a gang entered the house and killed him in the presence of his wife, Elzbieta who was also injured. The couple's young children were also in the house, but were not injured.

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Gardaí investigating the murder of a Polish father of two in Co Cork at the weekend are examining whether there may be a local link to the killing after establishing that a car suspected of being used by the killers had previously been sold locally. Officers investigating the killing of Mikolaj Wilk (35) at his

Gardaí investigating the murder of a Polish father of two in a machete attack in Ballincollig, Co Cork , last Sunday morning have indicated that he died of multiple injuries including stab wounds. The postmortem examination on Mikolaj Wilk (35) was carried out at Cork University Hospital (CUH) on

At Cork City Coroner's Court, Sgt Fergus Twomey applied for an adjournment of the inquest in to Mr Wilk's death. He told Cork City Coroner Philip Comyn that the investigation remained active following "significant arrests of national and international dimensions".

A "comprehensive file" is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). The inquest has been adjourned for mention on April 9, 2020.

Six people have been arrested and released without charge in connection with the death of the father of two.

a person standing in front of a truck: Gardai at the house in Maglin in Ballincollig Cork where Mikolaj Wilk (inset) and his partner were attacked Pic Steve Humphreys Gardai at the house in Maglin in Ballincollig Cork where Mikolaj Wilk (inset) and his partner were attacked Pic Steve Humphreys Three people arrested last April were released without charge. Those arrested included two Irish people and a 29-year-old Latvian man.

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Gardai have been left baffled by the gruesome murder of a law abiding Polish man in his own home in front of his own children. The horrific attack took place while the couple’s young children were in the house and may have witnessed their father ’s death.

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after releasing without charge a man arrested for questioning about the murder of former dissident republican Detectives arrested the man in his early 40s at a house in the Ballyvolane area of Cork ’s northside on Sunday night and brought him to Mayfield Garda

The Irish nationals were a man (35) and a woman (33), who were arrested on separate dates in Mayfield in Cork city. The Latvian man was arrested in the Blackpool area of Cork's northside.

On January 22 last, two Polish nationals and a Latvian - all in their 30s - were arrested in connection with the murder probe.

They were arrested at separate locations in Ballincollig and Togher in Cork on suspicion of facilitating and supporting an organised crime gang that gardaí suspect of being behind the murder of Mr Wilk.

At the opening of the inquest late last year Assistant State Pathologist Dr Margaret Bolster said that Mr Wilk died of haemorrhage and shock due to multiple blows with a sharp weapon in association with a traumatic brain injury

A number of raids were carried out last summer as part of the Garda probe. Vehicles were also seized.

The Wilk family returned to Poland in the aftermath of the tragedy and the funeral ceremony for Mr Wilk was conducted there.

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As the Garda hunt for the killer of Polish father - of - two continues, the inquest into the death of Mikolaj Wilk in Cork was adjourned today. Cork Coroner Dr Philip Comyn adjourned the inquest after hearing evidence of the injuries suffered by Mr Wilk when he was subjected to a frenzied attack by a

Two people have been arrested by PSNI detectives investigating the murder of a young man whose body was discovered in an alleyway in Derry in Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said they were arrested in the city earlier on Sunday on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody.

Elzbieta had to be hospitalisation in Cork after the murder. She underwent tendon surgery at Cork University Hospital (CUH).

a person posing for the camera: Murder victim Mikolaj Wilk Murder victim Mikolaj Wilk She was visited there by the then Bishop of Cork and Ross Dr John Buckley, who extended his sympathy to her following her loss.

Members of the Polish community also held remembrance Masses in the wake of the death.

The couple had been living in Ireland for over 10 years and had been due to celebrate their seventh wedding anniversary.

Mr Wilk, who ran a local gardening service, was not known to the authorities.

Over €23,000 was raised for the family after a friend of Mrs Wilk set up a Go Fund Me Page in the days following the murder.

The family appealed for privacy in the wake of the incident.

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