East Cork Death Update: Man arrested has been released without charge

East Cork Death Update: Man arrested has been released without charge
Gardai pictured at the scene of a suspicious death on a property at Shanavgoon, near Garryvoe, east Cork. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The man arrested yesterday in connection with the death of another man in East cork has been released without charge.

Gardaí are continuing their investigations into the death of a Lithuanian man and are preparing a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The 29-year-old was found dead at around 7am yesterday morning at a farmhouse in the Shanavagoon townland, near Ladysbridge. 

It is understood he had been visiting the house but had been living in Cork for many years.

Gardai pictured at the scene of a suspicious death on a property at Shanavgoon, near Garryvoe, east Cork.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Gardai pictured at the scene of a suspicious death on a property at Shanavgoon, near Garryvoe, east Cork.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A man in his late 20s and originally from eastern Europe was being questioned at Cobh garda station. He was arrested and was held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 but has since been released.

The dead man's body was removed to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem examination on the remains was concluded at 6pm.

The body can be held for up to five days under the Coroners Act.

A garda spokesman said that officers are "investigating an unnatural death" and said that "all possibilities are being examined".

The area was sealed off all day for a forensic investigation of the scene.

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