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EXCLUSIVE: Murder suspect in Kinihan cartel execution could be extradited from UK to Ireland next month

April 13, 2019

WANTED: David Hunter faces extradition to Ireland (Garda)

A SUSPECTED gangland killer could be extradited from the UK back to Ireland next month.

David Hunter, 40, is wanted in Ireland for questioning over the murder of dissident republican Michael Barr, 34, at Sunset House pub in Dublin’s north inner city on April 25, 2016.

He was arrested in the UK on a European arrest warrant last month.

KILLED: Michael Barr (Facebook) 

He is due to appear for an extradition hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court next month, after which a judge will decide if he has to go back.

Mr Barr is believed to have been executed on the orders of the Kinahan cartel, Ireland's most feared organised crime drugs gang. 

EXECUTED: David Byrne (BBC) 

They believed the New IRA member had supplied the guns used in the killing of David Byrne, 34, a Kinihan mob henchman gunned down at a boxing weigh-in at Dublin's Regency Hotel on February 5 2016.

JAILED: Eamon Cumberton (Garda) 

Contract killer Eamon Cumberton, 31, has already been jailed for life in connection with the killing of Barr, after his DNA found on a Freddy ­Krueger mask left in the getaway car was matched to that found on a cigarette he discarded during an arrest for a separate matter.

 

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