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Woman arrested in connection with murder of missing couple

A woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of a couple in Co Meath six years ago. Wi...
Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

12.13 30 Jan 2021


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Woman arrested in connection w...

Woman arrested in connection with murder of missing couple

Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

12.13 30 Jan 2021


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A woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of a couple in Co Meath six years ago.

William Maughan and Anastasija Varslavane went missing from Gormanstown in April 2015.

The bodies of 34-year-old William and 21-year-old Anastasija, who was pregnant at the time, have never been found.

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An extensive investigation was launched with several searches and enquires carried out.

It was upgraded to a murder investigation following a review of the case.

Today, Gardaí arrested a woman in her mid-30s, who is being questioned at Ashbourne Garda Station.

She can be held for questioning for up to three days.

Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.

Main image: William Maughan and Anastasija Varslavane. Credit: An Garda Síochána

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