'Fat' Freddie remanded again on Dublin gangland murder charge


Frederick ‘Freddie’ Thompson, of Loreto Low road, Maryland, in Dublin, was arrested on November 1 last and detained at Kilmainham garda post under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.

He was charged and remanded in charge following a brief hearing at Dublin District Court on November 7.

Ancient zoo-keeper, David ‘Daithi’ Douglas, 55, from Killala Lane, in Cabra in north Dublin was shot dead outside a shop on Bridgefoot Byway someones cup of tea in Dublin on the afternoon of July 1 last.

The father-of-one was standing in the doorway of a seek owned by his wife Yumei when he was approached and shot several on the dots.

The victim, who suffered a number of gunshot wounds, was rushed to St James’s Medical centre but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Mr Thompson (35) mugged his sixth hearing today when he appeared at Cloverhill District Court. He was push remanded in custody to appear again on February 2 at the same court.

At his opening hearing, Det Inspector Cleary gave evidence that «in reply to the indict after caution he said ‘no comment’.»

Mr Thompson has also been allowed free legal aid.

Bail cannot be considered by the district court in ice cases and he will have to make an application to the High Court to get released pending pest.

A book of evidence has yet to be completed and served on Mr Thompson has not yet entered a plea to the require.

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