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Arrest Made In Relation To Death Of Man In Limerick Following Garda Manhunt

By Megan Cassidy

December 30, 2017 at 7:29pm

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A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Limerick, following a Garda manhunt.

The body of a 35-year-old man was found in a house in Pallaskenry at around 5pm today (Saturday). 

According to the Irish Mirror, armed Gardaí rushed to the scene and were backed up by local units. 

The arrested man is now being detained at Newcastlewest Garda station.

In an earlier statement Gardaí said: 

"Gardai in Newcastlewest are investigating the death of male in his 30's in a house in the village of Pallaskenry, Co Limerick on the 30th December 2017.

"Gardai were called to the scene shortly before 5pm and discovered the body of a male in a house, the area was immediately sealed off for a technical examination. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified. The body remains at the scene.

"Gardai are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact the Gardai in Newcastlewest on 061 393102, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station."

READ MORE: BREAKING: Man Found Dead With Suspected Stab Wounds In Rural Irish Village

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