Sunday 22 October 2017

Man dies following late night swim in Cavan lake

The victim was pronounced dead at Cavan General Hospital
The victim was pronounced dead at Cavan General Hospital
Cormac McQuinn

Cormac McQuinn

A MAN has died after being rushed to hospital following a late night swim in a Co Cavan lake.

The man (26), was with friends when he got into difficulty while swimming in Knocknagarton lake at near the town of Virgnia at about 10pm last night.

He was brought ashore by his friends who raised the alarm and he was brought to Cavan General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place this morning.

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