Murder investigation launched after suspicious death in Waterford

The body of a man was found on Wellington Street yesterday

Murder investigation launched after suspicious death in Waterford

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Gardaí have launched a murder investigation after the suspicious death of a man in Waterford yesterday. 

The body of 48 year-old Abdi Rasheed Kaaheen Shire, a Somali National who had lived in the Waterford City area, was discovered at an apartment on Wellington Street at around 9.20am yesterday

A post mortem examination has been carried out, but Gardaí say they are not releasing details for operational reasons.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly in the Somali community, to contact Gardaí in Waterford on 051- 305300, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.