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Man released over death of Polish man found in the Shannon

The man in his 20s was freed last night and a file is being sent to the DPP.

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A MAN BEING held in connection with the death of a Polish man in Athlone has been released without charge.

Gardaí confirmed that the man in his 20s was freed from Athlone Garda Station last night, where he was being questioned. A file is being sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The body of 23-year-old Patryk Krupa was discovered in the Shannon on Friday night.

One man has been charged with assault and false imprisonment in connection with the case, and appeared at a special sitting of the Athlone District Court last night. The 32-year-old was remanded in custody to appear at Cloverhill District Court in Dublin on Friday.

The man was heckled by a  crowd when he arrived at court yesterday.

Two other people also arrested in connection with the case were previously released without charge.

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