Man being questioned over murder of a taxi driver in Louth last year

The body of 53-year-old Martin Mulligan was found last September

Martin Mulligan, taxi driver, murder, Louth, arrest, Carnmore

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A 22-year-old man is being questioned over the murder of a taxi driver in County Louth last year.

The body of 53-year-old Martin Mulligan was found on a road at Carnmore, on the Armagh Road outside Dundalk, in the early hours of September 28th last.

A post-mortem found he died of stab wounds to the abdomen and right thigh.

Yesterday evening Gardai arrested a man in Dundalk in connection with his murder.

He is being held at Dundalk garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act and can be held for up to 24 hours.