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Saturday 23 March 2019

Garda probe as young man found dead in pub

A stock picture of the Garda badge logo (Niall Carson/PA)
A stock picture of the Garda badge logo (Niall Carson/PA)
Robin Schiller

Robin Schiller

Gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a young man who was found unresponsive in a pub.

The 26-year-old male was discovered in an unresponsive state in a premises in Greystones, Co Wicklow at 9.30pm on Thursday night.

It is understood he was found in a serious condition leaning on a pub table, and emergency services were notified.

Efforts were made to revive the man, who is from the Kilcoole area, and CPR was performed.

However, he was pronounced dead a short time later.

His body was transferred to a nearby hospital and gardaí are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination.

Gardaí confirmed that they are investigating the sudden death, but the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

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