Tuesday 16 January 2018

Man dies in garda custody after being arrested last night

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Ian Begley

A man has died in Dundalk Garda station after being arrested last night.

According to The Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC), an investigation is now underway in connection with this incident.

It is understood the man was in Garda custody at the time of his death.

A spokesperson from GSOC said:

"We received a referral under Section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act last night following the death of a person (a male) in custody in Dundalk.  The GSOC team have deployed and inquiries are ongoing."

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