Saturday 25 November 2017

Investigation underway after man dies in garda custody

The Garda Ombudsman has launched an investigation
The Garda Ombudsman has launched an investigation

The Garda Ombudsman has launched an investigation after the death of a man in custody in the early hours of this morning.

The man was found dead at Buncrana Garda Station in Co Donegal.

The death is not believed to be suspicious, but the ombudsman has been brought in as a matter of routine.

It's understood the dead man was detained by Gardai in Buncrana and taken to the town's station around 2am.

He is believed to have died from a suspected heart attack.

Irish Independent

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