Mon, 16 Dec 2019

Peugeot van may have been used in fatal shooting in Co Meath

Conor Trindle
11 Nov 2019, 16:18 GMT+10

CO MEATH, Ireland - Gardai on Saturday issued an appeal for information about a Peugeot Bipper Van which may have played a part in the fatal shooting of a 39-year old man at Bettystown, Co Meath at around 11.40pm on Monday night.

Anyone having seen the van with registration no. 08 D 124410 is asked to contact gardai.

The van was purchased in South Dublin on 27 September this year and investigators say it was parked in the vicinity of Castlemartin Close and Eastham Close in Bettystown between 30th October and 4 November, the night of the shooting.

Anyone who may have seen the van or anyone entering or leaving the van at any time after 27 September is asked to contact gardai.

Gardai are also appealing to anyone who may have seen a Blue Ford Fiesta (06 D 80706) in the vicinity of Eastham Court, Eastham Road or the general Bettystown area in the days and weeks leading up to Monday 4 November.

This car was found burnt out at The Grange, Ballyboughal, Dublin following the fatal shooting. Garda are appealing to anyone who may have encountered this vehicle between Bettystown and Ballyboughal between the hours of 11.40pm on Monday 4 November 20 and 12.20am on Tuesday 5 November, in particular anyone who may have camera footage, to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ashbourne Garda station on 01 8010600 or the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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