Two men charged in connection with investigation into prisoner escape Tallaght
By Simon Walsh
Gardaí have charged two men aged 32 and 58, in connection with the investigation into the escape from custody of a male prisoner from Tallaght Hospital which occurred on 17th February 2015.
The men are due to appear before Tallaght District Court this morning, Friday 8th January 2016.
The two men were arrested in the County Meath area this morning and remain in Garda custody at Rathfarnham Garda Station.
The charges relate to the escape of Derek Brockwell, who was taken to Tallaght Hospital in February 2015 for treatment when an incident occurred during which he escaped from custody and two prison officers were injured.
On Tuesday 3rd March 2015, gardai arrested three people in connection with the investigation into the serious assault of the two prison officers and the escape from custody of Brockwell.
A man and woman aged in their early 60’s were arrested in County Meath and a man, mid 30’s, was arrested in Portlaoise.