10/05/2012

Postmortems Due On Twins Found Dead In Limerick Apartment

Postmortems will be carried out today on the bodies of twin brothers found dead in an apartment in Limerick yesterday.

The remains of Peter and Kevin Moran were found after their mother had the landlord open the apartment Steamboat Quay in the city.

The twins, aged in their 20s, were found inside the flat at about 3.30pm. An investigation is continuing into the cause of their “tragic deaths”, gardaí said.

Detectives believe the men may have died of a drugs overdose, although an investigation was continuing last night into the circumstances.

Gardaí said the brothers had no involvement in crime. News of their deaths had come as a shock to their family and friends.

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