Sunday 23 November 2014

Man accused of murdering wife kills himself in jail

Published 27/08/2014 | 10:07

A man who was accused of murdering his wife has killed himself in jail, hours after he was released back to the care of the prison service.

Marius Sarzynski (37) was found dead in Cloverhill Prison last night where he was being held on remand after being accused of  killing his wife, Aleksandra Sarzynska, last August.

He was on suicide watch after an incident last week when he jumped out of a second story window of Navan court house.

He had been re-admitted to prison yesterday.

His body was discovered at 10.30pm last night. Sarzynski's cell had been checked every minutes by officers. 

It is believed that his wounds were self-inflicted and he bled to death.

Marius Daniel Sarzynski
Marius Daniel Sarzynski
Daniel Sarzynski (37)
Aleksandra Sarzynska

His body was discovered at 10.30pm last night.

His wife Aleksandra (31) died at an apartment in Co Meath last August.

Last Monday, the Polish born man jumped from the second floor window of a court room and broke his hip in the fall.

He was in the court for civil proceedings against him, which were unrelated to the death of his wife.

Officers immediately rushed to Mr Sarzynski's assistance and he was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

It is understood that he received surgery on his hip.

At the time of the Navan  courthouse incident, Sarzynski was heard screaming in agony.

At the time, a source: "He jumped from around 25 feet. It was the second floor of the building.

An investigation has been launched into Sarzynski’s death. 

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