Third arrest over Dublin death

Sun, Sep 9, 2012, 01:00

A third person has been arrested in connection with the discovery of a man's body in a house in Dublin.

Detectives investigating the discovery of a body in a dwelling in Prussia Street, Dublin 7 yesterday detained a man in his 30s earlier today.

He has been taken to the Mountjoy Garda station where he is being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Yesterday a man in his 30s and a woman in her 40s were arrested in connection with the incident and questioned at the Bridewell garda station. All three people arrested remain in custody.

The victim's body was discovered at about 2.50pm yesterday after gardaí received a call from a member of the public. They are treated the case as murder.

The area was sealed off for a technical examination and the body was removed to the State mortuary where a postmortem is due to be carried out later today.