Man due in court in connection with Swords murder

56-year-old father of three Dermot Byrne was found with serious injuries in Swords last weekend

Man due in court in connection with Swords murder

The crime scene in Swords County Dublin after father-of-three Dermot Byrne was found with serious injuries. Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews

A man is due in court this morning charged in connection with the murder of Dermot Byrne in Dublin.

The 56-year-old father of three was found seriously injured and naked on North Street in Swords at around 3am last Sunday.

He was attended to by medical personnel - but was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

A 29-year-old man was first arrested in connection with the death earlier this week but was released without charge.

However yesterday he was re-arrested and charged in connection with the murder.

He is being detained at Swords Garda Station and is due before Dublin District Court later this morning.