Murder probe launched after body discovered in Sligo

first_imgSligo Gardaí have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a 20-year-old man this afternoon.Gardaí were called to the scene of an incident in a house at Connolly Street, Sligo at approximately 1.30pm this afternoon.Investigating Gardaí believe that the young man was the victim of an assault. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A 31-year-old man was arrested a short time later in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Ballymote Garda Station.The office of the state pathologist has been notified and a Garda technical team are currently at the scene.Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this assault or anyone with information to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071-9157000, the Garda Confidential line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.Investigations are ongoing. Murder probe launched after body discovered in Sligo was last modified: February 24th, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Gardaiinvestigationmurdersligolast_img

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