Thursday 27 July 2017

Irishman found dead in popular Portugal resort

Algarve, Portugal
Algarve, Portugal

Gerard Couzens and Amy Molloy

POLICE are probing the death of an Irishman at his Algarve holiday apartment.

The unnamed man was found lifeless this morning by friends staying with him in the popular resort of Albufeira.

He is understood to have been out partying the night before he was discovered.

He was staying at the Alto do Moinho apartments in the holiday resort.

An autopsy due to take place in nearby Faro is expected to reveal what the tourist consumed in the hours leading up to his death.

The Policia Judiciaria in Faro confirmed they were investigating but declined to release any more details.

The Department of Foreign Affairs told Independent.ie that it is aware of the case and stands ready to provide consular assistance.

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