Gardaí renew witness appeal following fatal 2018 Leixlip shooting 1 month ago

Gardaí renew witness appeal following fatal 2018 Leixlip shooting

The incident occurred in November of 2018.

Gardaí are renewing their appeal to the public for information in relation to the fatal shooting of Clive Staunton, which occurred in Leixlip on 15 November 2018.

Clive Staunton's body was discovered at a house in the Glen Easton estate in Leixlip at approximately 9.15pm.

Gardaí are asking anyone who saw Clive Staunton on this date to contact them.

Gardaí are also asking anyone who saw his van, a white Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (registration 96-D-22788) with a distinctive red stripe on both sides, travelling between Bath Avenue in Dublin 4 and Leixlip between 8pm and 9.15pm on this date to make themselves known.

An Garda Síochána would also like to speak to anyone who was in the Glen Easton estate in Leixlip between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on 15 November 2018.

Gardaí are also appealing for information on the movement of a silver/grey Volvo S40 (old-style square back) between Leixlip and Manor Kilbride in Wicklow on the same date.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident who may not have come forward previously is asked to contact Leixlip Garda Station on 01 666 7800 the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

This renewed appeal comes after a man in his 30s was arrested in relation to this shooting on 6 July 2020.

This man remains detained in Leixlip Garda Station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.