Gardaí are investigating the death of a man in his 30’s at a house in the village of Pallaskenry earlier today.
Gardaí were called to the scene shortly before 5pm when the area was immediately sealed off for a technical examination. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and the body remains at the scene.
A statement from the Garda Press Office shortly after 7pm confirmed that a 29-year-old man was arrested in relation to the death this evening.
He is being detained at Newcastle West Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.
Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Garda Station in Newcastle West on 061 393102, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.
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