Three people arrested over disappearance of Willie Maughan and Anastasija Varslavanne

By William O'Connor

Gardaí investigating the disappearance and murder of Willie Maughan and Anastasija Varslavanne in April 2015 have arrested three people today.

Willie from Tallaght and his partner Anastasjia were reported missing from Laytown, County Meath, in April 2015 and in September 2016 this case was reclassified as a murder investigation.

Anastasija Varsalavane and Willie Maughan compressor

Anastasija Varslavanne and Willie Maughan

Two men, aged in their 50s and 60s, and one woman, aged in her 40s, are currently detained at Garda Stations in counties Meath and Dublin under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.

There are searches ongoing at a location in County Meath this morning.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal to anyone with information relating to this investigation to contact them at Ashbourne Garda Station on 01 801 0600 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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