Body of third man found following murder of two men in Cork 1 month ago

Body of third man found following murder of two men in Cork

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to come forward.

Gardaí investigating a double murder at a farmhouse in Cork overnight have discovered the body of a third man.

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The man's body was discovered in a river in a remote location nearby.

Gardaí said investigations are ongoing at this time to recover and identify the body; RTÉ News has reported the man was a brother of the two other deceased.

Earlier today, the bodies of two men were discovered at a farmhouse in near Mitchelstown.

Shortly before midnight on Thursday (26 February), Gardaí from Mitchelstown were alerted to an incident at a farmhouse and lands at Curragorm.

Local uniform and plain clothes Gardaí attended the scene supported by Armed Support Units.

A man in his 60s was discovered deceased in the farmyard.

Following a further search, the body of a second man in his 60s was also discovered in a shed on the farmyard.

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The bodies of the two males remain at the scene. Dr. Margot Bolster, Locum Assistant State Pathologist, will attend the scene and post-mortems will be carried out at Cork University Hospital.

The search for a third male, believed to be driving a Red Toyota Corolla Carvan, was commenced and the vehicle was found parked at an unconnected farmhouse at Killacluig by Gardaí.

This car has been removed from the scene for a technical examination.

An Garda Síochána is appealing to any person with information on the incidents that occurred last night to contact investigating Gardai at Mitchelstown Garda Station 025 84833, the Garda Confidential Number 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.