Man arrested in connection with West Cork murder probe

51-year-old John Ustic was found dead at his home in  Skibbereen last September

Man arrested in connection with West Cork murder probe

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A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Cork last September.

the remains of 51-year-old John Ustic were discovered at his home in  Skibbereen on the 25th of September.

He was found in the living room of the house he was renting with his partner.

A preliminary examination of the scene revealed no sign of forced entry, although there was some disarray in the house.

A post-mortem carried out the next day found that he had been assaulted.

Gardaí launched a murder investigation on the basis of the examination.

This morning, a 51-year-old man was arrested in Tipperary in connection with the investigation.

He is currently detained at Bandon Garda Station.