Investigation underway after man dies in garda custody

The Garda Ombudsman (GSOC) has deployed an investigation team

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The Garda Ombudsman has confirmed it is investigating the death of a man in Dundalk Garda Station last night.

The man - believed to be in his 50s - was in custody at the time.

A spokesperson for GSOC said: "We received a referral under Section 102 of the Garda Síochána Act last night following the death of a person in custody in Dundalk."

A GSOC investigation team has been deployed and inquiries are ongoing.