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Man arrested over death at Cavan housing estate

The 29-year-old man is still being held this evening in connection with the body of man in his 30s found dead in the Lodge View estate in Cootehill overnight.

Updated 18.30

A MAN IS still being held by Gardaí in connection with the death of a man in his 30s at the Lodge View housing estate in the Cavan market town of Cootehill in the early hours of the morning.

The man was found dead at around 1.05am, according to gardaí. His body remains at the scene this evening and the area has been sealed off pending forensic tests.

The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

The man arrested, who is 29, is being questioned at Bailieboro Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to contact Bailieboro Garda Station on 042 9694570, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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