Irishman dies in suspected car-jacking in Mexico

The 29-year-old was from County Louth and was travelling with his girlfriend

Irishman dies in suspected car-jacking in Mexico

Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacán, Mexico. Image: Google

An Irish man has reportedly been killed in a suspected car-jacking in Mexico. 

The 29 year old man, originally from Co Louth, was travelling with his girlfriend who is from the US. 

It's understood he was involved in a car-jacking incident in Lazaro Cardenas in the State of Michoacán. 

Local media reports he was alive for a number of hours after being shot, but couldn't get help from passersby. 

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is aware of the case and is providing assistance to the man’s family.