Following the conclusion of a post mortem examination today, Gardaí have upgraded their investigation into a suspicious death in Pallaskenry County Limerick to a murder inquiry.
A 29-year-old man arrested in connection with the investigation remains in custody.
Gardaí were called to a house in the village shortly before 5pm yesterday when they found the body of 35-year-old local man, Willie Lynch.
The area was immediately sealed off for a technical examination and the office of the State Pathologist notified.
Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to contact the incident room at Newcastle West on 061- 393 102; the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
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