A man suspected of being involved in the abduction and assault of Quinn Industrial Holdings director Kevin Lunney is believed to have died in the UK.
Derbyshire police say the man in his 50s took ill while a search was being carried out in Derbyshire this morning.
They were being conducted as part of a wider operation throughout Ireland and the UK.
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More than 100 Gardai are continuing to search homes and businesses across Cavan, Longford and Dublin.
Meanwhile, the PSNI is also searching four homes and business in Derrylin, Co. Fermanagh.
Gardaí and the PSNI have formally launched a joint investigation into the ongoing intimidation against QIH Directors.
Commissioner Drew Harris says it will enable them to bring those responsible to justice.