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Witnesses to 'suspicious' activity sought after murder of Thomas Dooley

Witnesses to unusual activity in the area where the 64-year-old’s body was found are being asked to contact gardaí.

Sr Senan Court
Sr Senan Court
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GARDAÍ SAY THEY are treating as murder the death of Thomas (‘Toddy’) Dooley in Edenderry at the weekend.

The body of Toddy Dooley, who is 64, was discovered at a house in Edenderry, Co Offaly, yesterday, 16 February 2014.

He was found at 2.45pm when gardaí were called to his house at Sr Senan Court.

They said today that Toddy Dooley had sustained injuries to his upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The house was sealed off and the State Pathologist was notified of the discovery.

The State Pathologist, Dr Marie Cassidy, attended the scene earlier today.

She carried out a post-mortem examination at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore, this evening.

Gardaí said that a family liaison officer has been appointed and an incident room has been established at Tullamore Garda Station.

They are now appealing to anyone who may have spoken to or seen Toddy Dooley between 11am on Thursday 13 February and 2.45pm on Sunday 16 February to contact them.

They are also appealing to anyone who witnessed any unusual or suspicious activity in the vicinity of Sr Senan Court, Edenderry, in the same time frame to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station 057 9327607 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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