Gardaí launch murder enquiry following death of man in Donegal20/06/2012 - 09:57:52
Gardaí have launched a murder inquiry into the death of a man in Co Donegal three days ago.
Officers were called to a house at Drumacnoo near the village of Churchill in the early hours of Sunday morning last where the body of Seamus Doherty was found.
The 67-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene and his remains were brought to Letterkenny Hospital, where a post mortem was yesterday carried out by the State Pathologist, Marie Cassidy.
The examination showed that he died in suspicious circumstances, and a murder inquiry has been launched by investigating officers at Letterkenny Garda Station.
The scene remains sealed off for a technical examination and no arrests have yet been made.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station 074 9167100, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.
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