Murder investigation expected to be launched in Limerick

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The scene at Little O'Curry Street in Limerick this Monday after a man's body was discovered on Sunday night

A MURDER investigation is likely to be launched in Limerick later this Monday afternoon pending the results of a post mortem carried out on the body of man found dead in the city on Sunday night.

The discovery was made on Sunday night at a flat on Little O’Curry Street which adjoins O’Curry Street and Windmill Street near the Dock Road.

State Pathologist Professor Marie Cassidy will carry out the post mortem on the body of a 45-year-old man in University Hospital Limerick this Monday

Gardai said that this will determine the course of the investigation.

Witnesses or anyone who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious in the area on Sunday night are asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212400, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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