Friday 24 February 2017

Watchdog probes man's custody death

The death of a man who fell ill in custody has prompted an investigation by the Garda Ombudsman
The death of a man who fell ill in custody has prompted an investigation by the Garda Ombudsman

The Garda Ombudsman is investigating the death of a man after he fell ill in custody.

The man, who was in his mid-40s, was arrested in Middleton, Co Cork, at 6.30am.

He was taken to the nearby Garda station, where officers became concerned for his health and called an ambulance.

A spokesman for the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSCO) said the man was taken to Cork University Hospital, where he died.

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