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Investigation launched into Cork death

The 24-year-old man is believed to have been stabbed.

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GARDAÍ ARE investigating the death of a 24-year-old man in Co Cork who appears to have been stabbed.

The man’s body was found by gardaí on a routine patrol in Passage West shortly before midnight last night.

The body remains at the scene this morning.

The area has been sealed off for a forensic examination and the state pathologist’s office has been notified.

A man in his 20s has been arrested by gardaí for questioning in connection with the incident and is being held at Togher Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to contact them in Togher on 021 494 7120, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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