03/08/2018

Man Arrested In Connection With Gérard Hoarau Murder

A 77-year-old man has been arrested in Co Antrim in connection with the murder of a Seychelles politician in London.

Gérard Hoarau was shot with a Sterling sub-machine gun on his doorstep in Greencourt Avenue in north London on 29 November 1985.

Officer's from the Metropolitan Police assisted by the PSNI arrested the suspect on Thursday, 02 August.

The man's home in Antrim was also searched.
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He has been detained at a police station in London.

A number of people were previously arrested in connection with the investigation, however no-one has been charged with murder.

(CD/LM)

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