01/11/2019

Witnesses Sought Following Discovery Of A Man's Body In Kenmare, Co Kerry

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a man's body in Kenmare, Co Kerry on Thursday 24 October have issued an fresh appeal for information.

Last Thursday, garda discovered the body of a man, aged in his 60s, at Clonee, Tuosist, following reports of a "possible road traffic collision" off the main Kenmare to Castletownbere Road.

The man's body was discovered in a ditch close to his car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is believed his car, a black Renault Modus, registration 05-TN, was on the roadside from the previous night and had struck a ditch before coming to a stop.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone in the vicinity of Tuosist between 9pm Wednesday, October 23 and 7am Thursday, October 24 who may have observed such a vehicle.

Gardaí are also appealing to motorists with dash-cam footage recorded in the area during those times to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064-667 1160 the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

(MH/CM)

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