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Third person arrested over discovery of man’s body in Dublin flat

The body of a 53-year-old man was discovered in a flat in Prussia Street by gardaí on Saturday.

Image: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Updated 3.10pm Sunday

A THIRD PERSON has been arrested in connection with the discovery of the body of a man in Dublin city yesterday.

A man in his 30s was arrested today and taken to Mountjoy Garda station where he is being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.

Two other people – a man in his 30s and a woman in her 40s – remain in garda custody after being arrested in relation to the death.

The deceased, 53, was discovered in a flat in Prussia Street by gardaí at approximately 2.50pm on Saturday. It is understood that he had been stabbed and that his body had been kept at the location for a number of days.

A post mortem examination is being carried out today to establish the cause of death.

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