Gardaí launch investigation after man (20s) dies in Killarney; deceased understood to be from North Cork

Gardaí launch investigation after man (20s) dies in Killarney; deceased understood to be from North Cork

GARDAÍ are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the unexplained death of a man that occurred on last night outside a premises on the Muckross Road in Killarney, County Kerry.

Gardaí arrived at the scene at approximately 11:40pm and observed an unconscious male lying outside the entrance. The man, aged in his 20s, was pronounced dead a short time later.

The body of the man has since been removed to University Hospital Kerry where a post mortem is scheduled to be completed.

It is understood the man is from North Cork.

This post mortem will determine the course of the investigation.

The scene remains preserved for technical examination.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this matter to come forward.

Gardaí are also appealing for any road users or pedestrians who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the Muckross Road area between 11pm and 11:45pm to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064 6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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