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Gerry "The Monk" Hutch Arrested In Spain, On Foot Of A European Arrest Warrant.

File image; Gerry "The Monk" Hutch, 19/02/2016 - RollingNews

Its in connection with the Regency Hotel shooting.

Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch has been arrested in Spain, in connection with the Regency Hotel shooting.

The criminal was found by police in the Fuengirola area yesterday afternoon, after a European Arrest Warrant was issued in April.

His extradition was sought by gardai investigating the murder of Kinahan gang member, David Byrne, in the Dublin hotel in 2016.

Irish Independent journalist Paul Williams, who wrote a book about the 58-year-old, says his arrest follows a long hunt for him.


Stephen Breen, the Crime Editor of The Irish Sun, says The Monk will now appear before a judge in a court in Madrid

Paul Williams says Gerry Hutch can either fight his extradition to Ireland, or return voluntarily:

Former Assistant Garda Commissioner for Dublin, Pat Leahy, expects him to fight efforts to bring him back to Ireland:
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