Jack Quann
Jack Quann

06.30 4 Nov 2019


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A man in his 20s has been arrested after a boy's body was found in Limerick city.

Shortly after 7.00pm on Sunday, Gardaí discovered the body at a house in the Ballynanty area.

The 11-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Gardaí say they are investigating "all of the circumstances" of his death.

Following the discovery, a man in his late 20s was arrested by investigating officers.

He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Henry Street Garda station.

The scene has been preserved for a forensic and technical examination.

The services of both the Office of the State Pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau have been requested.

Gardaí say the investigation is ongoing.


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