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Gardaí launch investigation after man (20s) discovered dead outside Kerry hotel

The area has now been sealed off and garda technical teams are at the scene.

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Updated Aug 30th 2020, 1:45 PM

GARDAÍ HAVE LAUNCHED an investigation after a man was discovered unconscious outside a hotel in Kerry. 

He was pronounced dead a short while later and gardaí are investigating “all circumstances” surrounding his death. 

The incident occurred at around 11.40pm last night when the man in his 20s was discovered unconscious on the Muckross Road, Killarney.

The area has since been sealed off and garda technical teams are at the scene. 

The body of the man has been removed to University Hospital Kerry where a post mortem is scheduled to be completed, the results of which will determine the course of the garda investigation. 

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. 

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Gardaí are also appealing for any road users or pedestrians who may have camera footage, including dashcam footage, and who were travelling in the Muckross Road area between 11pm and 11:45pm to make this footage available to them. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064 6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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