Investigation into sudden death of man in Ballinamore

Gardai are investigating the circumstances around the sudden death of a man living in Ballianmore town on Monday afternoon.

Gardai are investigating the circumstances around the sudden death of a man living in Ballianmore town on Monday afternoon.

The body of the man was discovered in his apartment in Ballinamore town at around 5pm on Monday afternoon. Gardai quickly cordoned off the scene and Scenes of Crime investigators were called in to try and establish how the man had died.

A spokesperson for the gardai said that they were keeping a open mind in relation to the man’s death and were awaiting the results of the post mortem carried out yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.

The deceased’s name had not been released at the time of going to press but he is believed to be a man in his 50s who is origginally from the Dublin area and who has been living in Ballinamore for a number of years.