From top: Jastine Valdez; Mark Hennesy; The scene in Cherrywood Business Park last night, where Mr Hennessy was shot dead by gardai
Eyewitnesses had reported seeing student Jastine Valdez, 24, being bundled into a Nissan Qashqai on the R760 Kilcrony road near her home in Enniskerry, County Wicklow at 6.15pm on Saturday.
The large-scale investigation was carried out throughout yesterday until shortly after 8pm, when Mark Hennessy [40-year-old married father-of-two from Bray] was located at a car park in Cherrywood.
It is understood that a stand-off ensued between the suspect and gardai, during which he [allegedly] produced a weapon, believed to be a knife. He was then shot by a detective.
Jastine had still not been located last night by investigating gardai as concerns mounted for the young woman.
Ms Valdez’s purse found.