Man found dead at pub in Co Offaly

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose body was found in a pub in Co Offaly this morning.

The 64-year-old man, who owned the pub in Daingean, was found dead by a member of his family at around 7.30am.

Gardaí are treating the death as suspicious and are reportedly investigating the possibility that he may have died during a robbery at the premises.

The scene has been preserved for technical examination and the office of the State Pathologist has been notified.


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