Friday October 23, 2020

Closer to closure?

After nearly 17 years without a breakthrough, a gangland informant has shed new light on the disappearance of Trevor Deely, writes Francesca Comyn

20th August, 2017
Gardaí comb a site in Chapelizod in west Dublin in search of the body of Trevor Deely, a 22-year-old bank worker who disappeared from the Baggot Street area in December 2000 Pic: Collins

A ten-foot wall surrounds the overgrown lands at Chapelizod near Dublin’s Phoenix Park, where gardaí are searching for the body of Trevor Deely, the 22-year-old Bank of Ireland worker who vanished on his way home from a staff Christmas party on December 8, 2000.

From the periphery, there is little to see of the painstaking Garda operation at the sealed- off three-acre site, which began eight days ago.

Gardaí have blacked out the high...

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