Man's Body Discovered At His Home In Co Cork

An investigation has been launched following the discovery of a man's body at a house in Douglas, Co Cork.

It is understood that the body of a 66-year-old man was discovered in the hallway of his home, at Galway's Lane in Douglas, by his wife at about 8am this morning, Monday 02 July.

Gardaí are treating the man's death as suspicious.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out today, which garda have said will determine the course of the investigation.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone who was in the area between 10pm last night and 8.30am this morning to contact them at Togher Garda Station on 021-4947120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any garda station.


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