Family of Irish man killed in Bolivia 'devastated'

The family of an Irish man killed in Bolivia have issued a statement saying they're shocked and devastated by the tragic death of a beloved son and brother.

The family of an Irish man killed in Bolivia have issued a statement saying they're shocked and devastated by the tragic death of a beloved son and brother.

Michael Dwyer, aged 25, from Co Tipperary was named by Bolivian police as being one of a group of men allegedly involved in a plot to kill the country's president, Evo Morales.

They claim Mr Dwyer's passport was found following a shoot-out in a hotel in the city of Santa Cruz on Thursday morning.

An official from the Department of Foreign Affairs is in Bolivia.

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