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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Post-mortem takes place on body of man discovered at Cork truck stop

Gardaí are appealing for people who might have been in the area at the time to contact them.

The man's body was found at a truck parking area at the Fermoy garage.
The man's body was found at a truck parking area at the Fermoy garage.
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Updated 8.25pm

THE POST-MORTEM has taken place on the body of a man found at a service station in Fermoy, Co Cork.

The results have been passed to investigators.

The man’s remains were earlier taken to Cork University Hospital for the post mortem by Dr Margaret Bolster, State Pathologist.

The body was found last night after 10pm when gardaí were called to an incident at a truck parking area of the garage.

An altercation is believed to have broken out between four men last night. understands an iron bar was found at the scene and gardaí suspect this was used during the incident.

Another man in his late 30s was also injured the incident and he was taken to Cork University Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The victim, who is understood to have lived in the area, was found at the station on the Dublin Road at about 10.30pm last night.

Two men, aged in their early 40s and late 20s, were arrested at the scene and are currently being held at garda stations in Fermoy and Mallow.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, in particular any persons who were in the vicinity of Pyke Road/Dublin Road between the hours of 8.30pm and 10.30pm last night to contact the incident room at Fermoy Garda Station on 025 82100, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any garda station.

- With reporting by Michelle Hennessy and Aoife Barry.

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