Murder investigation launched over man’s death in Co Limerick
Gardaí are continuing to question a suspect in connection with the murder of Willie Lynch
Gardaí are questioning a 29-year old man in connection with Willie Lynch’s death.
A murder investigation was launched on Sunday following the conclusion of a post mortem examination of a man who was found dead in Co Limerick. Gardaí are continuing to question a suspect in connection with murder.
Mr Lynch, (35), had suffered a number of suspected stab wounds.
According to local sources, a man was seen walking along the street near the house with blood on his clothing.
Gardaí are questioning a 29-year old man in connection with Mr Lynch’s death.
Mr Lynch’s end terrace two-storey family home, which he shared with two brothers and their mother was sealed off by gardaí.
The State Pathologist attended the scene on Saturday night.
A local supermarket, located close to the house, was also sealed off as part of the Garda inquiry
A third scene, at Market Lane, was also being examined by investigating officers.
Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses to contact them on 061-393102 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.
Mr Lynch had been due to take part in a pool tournament in the village on Saturday night. All proceeds from the event were to go towards Milford Hospice cancer care services in Limerick. The event was cancelled.