Polish man died in tragic circumstances

Published 18/03/2014 | 05:34

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THE TRAGIC death of a man of a Polish man in Bunclody was recalled at an inquest in New Ross on Thursday.

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Marceli Kaszuba's remains were found at 6 The Archway, Ryland Road, Bunclody, on August 9, 2013.

A statement taken from his former girlfriend Dagmara Kniecinska was read out at the inquest in which she said she and Mr Kaszuba were together for five and a half years.

She recalled speaking to Mr Kaszuba at her house at Irish Street, Bunclody on August 8. Mr Kaszuba left Ms Kniecinska's house at 8:30 pm and posted a message on Facebook later that evening saying he would leave her alone. Ms Kniecinska received a call from Mr Kaszuba's sister later that night saying she was worried about him so she went to his house where she saw his friend Chris Ryl performing CPR on him.

In a statement Mr Ryl said he was contacted by a member of Mr Kaszuba's family, who live in Poland, telling him they had been sent a message from him telling them 'goodbye'.

He said he found his friend in his bedroom deceased, before ringing the gardaí.

Garda Mark Butler said he was called to the house where he found Mr Kaszuba's remains. He accompanied the body to Waterford Regional Hospital where a post mortem was carried out.

Pathologist Dr Maurice Murphy said he carried out an autopsy on Mr Kaszuba's remains at the hospital on August 9, 2013. He said the deceased was a 33-year-old man who died as a result of a lack of oxygen to the brain.

County Wexford Coroner Dr Sean Nixon recommended a verdict of death by suicide which the inquest jury agreed with. He expressed his condolences to Mr Kaszuba's family and friends on their loss.

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