Foxrock death: Man believed to have suffered 'gruesome injuries'

Foxrock death: Man believed to have suffered 'gruesome injuries'
Members of the Garda Technical Bureau at the scene at a house in the Tudor Lawns, Foxrock. Pic: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Update 1pm: A woman has been arrested after a man’s body was found in Foxrock, South Dublin.

Gardaí were called to a house here in Tudor Lawns in Foxrock at around 11.30pm where they found his body.

It is believed the man sustained gruesome injuries and may have been stabbed.

The victim was in his 20s and believed to originally be from Africa.

"I heard it about 11.30 last night, I was taking my make-up off and saw the flashing lights outside my house," said one neighbour.

"There was a great big fire truck. I looked out the window and there were six squad cars and a critical care ambulance so I knew.

"Then when I saw the tape this morning I reckoned it was a crime scene."

A woman in her 40s has been arrested as part of the investigation and is being questioned at Dun Laoghaire Garda Station.

The man’s body remains at the scene this afternoon which forensic officers have been examining.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Cabinteely Garda Station, the Garda Confidential Line or any garda station.

Gardaí in discussion today near in Tudor Lawns in Foxrock, Co. Dublin. Pic: Collins
Gardaí in discussion today near in Tudor Lawns in Foxrock, Co. Dublin. Pic: Collins

Earlier: Woman, 40s, arrested in connection with death of young man in Foxrock

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a man's body at a house in Foxrock have arrested a woman.

The woman, who in her 40s, was arrested this morning in relation to the investigation.

She is currently detained at Dun Laoghaire Garda station.

Gardaí in discussion today near in Tudor Lawns in Foxrock, Co. Dublin. Pic: Collins
Gardaí in discussion today near in Tudor Lawns in Foxrock, Co. Dublin. Pic: Collins

Earlier: Dublin gardaí treating death of young man in Foxrock as suspicious

An investigation is underway after a man’s body was found in Foxrock in Dublin.

Gardaí are treating the death as suspicious.

Gardaí were called to a house in Tudor Lawns in Foxrock at around 11.30pm yesterday.

There they found the body of a man in his 20s.

Due to the nature of his injuries, gardaí are treating his death as suspicious.

His body remains at the scene this morning which has been sealed off for a technical exam and the office of the State Pathologists has been notified.

Gardaí are asking anyone who saw anything unusual in the area last night to contact them at Cabinteely Garda Station, the Garda Confidential Line or any Garda Station.

Gardaí outside a house in Tudor Lawns in Foxrock, Co. Dublin. Pic: Collins
Gardaí outside a house in Tudor Lawns in Foxrock, Co. Dublin. Pic: Collins

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Earlier: Body of man, 20s, found in Dublin

The body of a man in his 20s has been found in Foxrock in Dublin.

The discovery was made at a house in the Tudor Lawns area at around 11.30pm last night.

The body remains at the scene, which has been preserved for a technical examination, and the State Pathologist has been notified.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone in the area at the time, who may have seen anything unusual, to come forward.

Anyone with information can contact Cabinteely Garda Station on 01 - 6665400, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

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