Two arrested over death of man in Mayo

Joseph Deacy of St. Albans in the UK was discovered with head injuries in Swinford last August

Two arrested over death of man in Mayo

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Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a 21-year-old man in Mayo during the summer.

Joseph Deacy of St. Albans in the UK, was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh in Swinford with head injuries on the 12th of August.

The alarm was raised at around 6am and he was taken to Mayo University Hospital. He was later moved to Beaumont Hospital, where he died the next day.

Gardaí in Claremorris launched a murder investigation after a post-mortem was carried out.

This morning Gardaí arrested two men in their 20s in connection with their investigation.

They are being detained at Garda Stations in Mayo.