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Investigation into death of Co Galway publican

The body of a man was found in the pub he ran in Oughterard yesterday and gardaí say they are treating the death as suspicious.

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File photo.
Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

GARDAÍ ARE treating the death of a man in his 50s in Oughterard, Co Galway yesterday as suspicious.

The man, named locally as John Kenny, was a secondary school teacher in Athenry and ran a pub in Oughterard.

His body was discovered in the pub by his family yesterday, according to the Examiner, with his hands tied.

Gardaí were called to the scene at around 6pm yesterday evening and sealed it off pending a forensic examination. A post-mortem is due to be carried out by state pathologist Marie Cassidy today.

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