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Gardaí Are At The Scene of a 'Violent Incident' In Dalkey

Gardaí Are At The Scene of a 'Violent Incident' In Dalkey”

The discovery was made on Friday morning shortly before 9am.

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The body of the 35-year-old man was discovered by a passerby just off Convent Road at 8.30am.

The scene has been preserved and garda forensic team has examined the scene.

However, it now appears the man may have died after becoming impaled on a fence dividing the laneway from a vehicle park.

Gardaí said the results of the post-mortem would determine the course of their investigation.

Gardaí Are At The Scene of a 'Violent Incident' In Dalkey

It is understood that immediately prior to the incident, Mr Burke had been in a pub across the road from the laneway celebrating a new job he was due to begin next week.

Local fishmonger Andy Spencer, who works around the corner from the scene of the accident, said everyone in the community has been hit by the tragedy.

Emergency services are now at the scene while the State Pathologist and the Garda Technical Burea have been notified.

Another local resident who lives on Convent road where the tragic death took place said "it is just very sad situation".

An appeal has been issued for witnesses or anyone who was on the laneway overnight or early this morning or anyone with any information to make contact with officers in Dun Laoghaire station or any Garda contact line.



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