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Ireland Man found dead in burning car in Dublin was shot in the head before blaze, post-mortem finds

06:35  21 november  2019
06:35  21 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A man whose body was found in a burning car in Lucan was blasted in the head before being torched on Monday night, a post - mortem confirmed The deceased, who is believed to have been driven to his death by someone he trusted, was killed in the passenger seat of the Toyota Corolla

The man was found in the Mount Andrew Rise area of Lucan, which is about 2km from the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre. Gardaí last night confirmed that the man was © Eamonn Farrell The burnt out car in Lucan last night It is understood that gardaí suspect the man was shot before the car was set alight.

a person holding a blue umbrella: Gardai investigate the scene on Mount Andrew Court, Lucan, where the body of a man was discovered in a burning car © Collins Gardai investigate the scene on Mount Andrew Court, Lucan, where the body of a man was discovered in a burning car

A man whose body was found in a burning car in Lucan was blasted in the head before being torched on Monday night, a post-mortem confirmed today. The deceased, who is believed to have been driven to his death by someone he trusted, was killed in the passenger seat of the Toyota Corolla before it was set on fire.

A source said the victim of the gruesome gangland killing is suspected to be missing man Wayne Whelan and that there is no other line of inquiry. However, Gardai have yet to officially confirm the identity of the dead man. Superintendent Paul Dolan said at a press briefing in Lucan Garda Station today: “The body has been identified as that of a male and died as a result of gunshot wounds. 

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A man whose body was found in a burnt -out car in south-east London was shot in the head Firefighters who attended the blaze in Jowett Street on Tuesday night called police when crews The Met said the post - mortem examination gave the cause of death as a "gunshot wound to the head ".

The man was found in the passenger seat of a burning Toyota in the Lucan area of Dublin on Monday night. At a press briefing at Lucan Garda station on Wednesday, Mr Dolan said a post - mortem examination had confirmed the man died as the result of a number of gunshot wounds sustained

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“An Garda Siochana are working to identify this person and all I can say at this stage is that we are following a specific line of inquiry in relation to that.” Gardai are appealing for any information regarding the navy Toyota Corolla in which the murdered man was found. Supt Dolan added: "The car itself was a navy Toyota car. Registration number; 05-CW-2225. "This vehicle was sold on the 13th of November.

"I am appealing for any person who has seen this car or knows of its whereabouts since the 13th November to contact investigating Gardaí. “I am also appealing to any person in Mount Andrew Estate, who saw this car or to any person who witnessed or has dashcam footage in relation to the incident on Monday night 18th November 2019.

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