Man arrested over Philip O'Toole murder in Wicklow

Monday 28 January 2013 15.51
Philip O'Toole's body was found in Trooperstown Wood yesterday
Philip O'Toole's body was found in Trooperstown Wood yesterday

Gardaí investigating the murder of Philip O'Toole in Co Wicklow have arrested a man in his 40s.

The man was arrested in Bray, Co Wicklow and is being held at Bray Garda Station.

He can be questioned for up to seven days.

Mr O'Toole was last seen at his home in Arklow on 7 January and his body was found at Trooperstown Wood, Rathdrum.

Gardaí said he was shot dead.

They have appealed for anybody who may have seen anything suspicious in the area to contact them in Bray on 01-6665300.