Investigation Underway After Two Bodies Found In Sligo


An investigation is underway following the deaths of two people – a 9-year-old boy and 21-year-old man – in Co Sligo.

The discovery was made in an area known as Banada in Tubbercurry yesterday evening.

A 9-year-old boy was found in the house with stab wounds, while a 21-year-old man dead was found in a shed outside.

The young boy was removed from the scene by Air Ambulance to Sligo Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The scene has been preserved while gardai carry out a technical examination and the Office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Local Councillor Jerry Lundy says the community is in shock.

“I am absolutely shocked when I heard this new this morning when I got up” he said.

“I’m really hocked – but everybody that I’ve spoken to in the community is so shocked and horrified and saddened” he added.

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