Man held in connection with 2005 Tralee murder

Monday 31 March 2014 23.11
The man was charged at Tralee Garda Station
The man was charged at Tralee Garda Station

A man has been arrested by gardaí investigating the murder of George Tkeshelashvili in Tralee, Co Kerry in 2005.

A 32-year-old man was detained today at Dublin Airport in connection with the murder.

He was taken to Tralee Garda Station, where he was charged.

He was due to appear before a special sitting of Killarney District Court this evening.

Mr Tkeshelashvili seriously injured in a stabbing incident on the evening of 15 October 2005 at Westward Court, Mary Street, Tralee.

He was taken by taxi to Kerry General Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.