27/09/2012

Man Arrested Over Patsy Deasy Death

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Cork at the weekend.

The 25-year-old is being questioned about an attack on Patsy Deasy during a row outside a pub in Mahon in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 57-year-old council worker died on Monday in Cork University Hospital, where he had been in an induced coma.

He had been critically injured during a row between 12.30am and 1am outside the Red Cove Inn, where he had been socialising.

Gardaí are treating Mr Deasy's death as unlawful killing, following the completion of a post mortem examination.

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