A year after her apparent murder-for-hire, Irish police have issued a renewed appeal for any information into the 2006 slaying of Baiba Saulīte, a Latvian mother of two.
Saulīte was gunned down Nov. 19, 2006, as she was visiting with two acquaintances at her home in the Swords neighborhood north of Dublin. Several people, including her estranged husband Hassan Hassan, have been questioned in the murder, but no charges have been filed.
The Irish police ask that any person with information about the murder, or who may have been in the Holywell area of Swords contact the Swords Garda Station. The station can be reached at +353 01-666-4700. In Ireland, persons may also call the Garda Confidential Line at 1-800-666-111 or the Crime Stoppers line at 1-800-250-025, the Garda Press Office said in a Nov. 18 statement.
Most recently police in July released two men who had been detained for questioning.
Saulīte, 28, was killed while her sons, ages 3 and 5, slept in the home’s upstairs.
Hassan, who is serving prison terms for his part in a stolen car scheme and for abducting his sons, was suspected in involvement in his wife’s murder, according to Irish media reports. Those reports also have suggested Saulīte was murdered as a result of a feud between Irish criminal gangs.
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