Gardai investigating death of man in Limerick river

6311
Garda crime scene investigation

GARDAI are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in a waterway in Co Limerick, this afternoon.

It’s understood the man was traveling on a wheelchair when he and the wheelchair entered the River Arra, in Newcastle West, shortly after midday today.

Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter

“Gardai are investigating all the circumstances following the discovery of the body of a male shortly after 12pm this afternoon in the River Arra,” said a Garda spokesman.

“The body has since been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem will take place at a later date.”

“The results of this will determine the course of the investigation,” gardai added.