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17-year-old re-arrested over death of schoolboy (13)

Oisín died after being injured during an incident in school.

Students at the funeral on Sunday.
Students at the funeral on Sunday.
Image: Niall Carson

A TEENAGER WAS re-arrested by police yesterday investigating the death of Oisín McGrath (13) in Fermanagh.

Oisín died after being injured at St Michael’s College in Enniskillen last week.

Following the incident, a 17-year-old student was questioned by the PSNI.

The teenager has now been re-arrested by police investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Oisin McGrath.

The PSNI confirmed that a 17-year-old male who was arrested and bailed last week was rearrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

DCI Gareth Talbot from Serious Crime Branch said:

The youth was interviewed [yesterday] and was subsequently released on continuing bail.

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Oisín was laid to rest on Sunday at an emotional ceremony in Fermanagh.

His classmates from St Michael’s College wore GAA jerseys over their uniforms during the moving send-off.

The Principal Celebrant Father Séamus Quinn told those gathered at the funeral: “The grief of his young classmates from St. Michael’s, and his fellow team mates from sport say more than any adult could ever get across.”

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