Athlone, Co Westmeath: Gardai Arrest Man & Seal Off House In Missing Woman Probe

21 Feb

Gardaí have sealed off a house in the Monksland area of Athlone as part of their ongoing inquiries into the disappearance of Marie Greene.

 Marie Greene - Missing for over a week
Marie Greene – Missing for over a week

Gardaí have sealed off a house in the Monksland area of Athlone as part of their ongoing inquiries into the disappearance of 37-year-old Marie Greene.

The superintendent leading the investigation, Aidan Glacken, told RTÉ that a man, who was arrested earlier this morning, is being questioned on suspicion of murder.

It follows a major intensification of the investigation into the disappearance of Ms Greene after gardaí in Athlone brought in the air support and regional water units at the weekend.

Ms Greene from St Mel’s Terrace has been missing for more than a week.

The man, who is from the Westmeath area, is being detained at Athlone Garda Station. He is understood to be in his 60s.

He is being detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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