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Remains of elderly couple found dead in Mayo released to family

Investigators are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths of two pensioners in Mayo.

download (53) Knockadoon, Co Mayo Source: Google Maps

THE REMAINS OF Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald who were found dead in their home on Tuesday have been released to family members.

Gardaí confirmed that the deputy state pathologist completed the post-mortem examinations on the bodies of Tom (77) and Kitty (72) that were found in their home in Knockadoon in Mayo on Tuesday afternoon.

Gardaí confirmed that the results of the post-mortem have been passed to the investigations team and will not be released to the public.

Investigators are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths of the two pensioners in Mayo.

The pair were discovered at their home near the Galway-Mayo border at about 3pm on Tuesday.

A man who was also found at the scene was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where his condition is now described as critical but stable.

Gardaí thanked the local community for their assistance with the case and asked anyone who may have any further information to come forward.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious or unusual in the Knockadoon area between Sunday and Tuesday are asked to contact gardaí at Claremorris Garda Station on 094-9372080, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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