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Two Men Arrested on Wed in Connection with Death of a Man in Swinford last August Released Without Charge

The two men arrested earlier this week in relation to the death of a man in Swinford last August have been released without charge. The investigation is ongoing.

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 21-year-old Joseph Deacy of St. Albans in England.

His body was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford with apparent head injuries. The alarm was raised by a passer-by, Gardaí and Emergencey Services attended the scene. Mr Deacy was taken by ambulance to Mayo University Hospital and later removed to Beaumont Hospital where he was pronounced dead on Sunday evening, 13th August 2017.

 A post-mortem examination was carried out by the State Patholigist Professor Marie Cassidy and the death is being treated as a homicide.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact Claremorris Garda Station 094-9372080 or the Garda Confidential Line.


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