Investigation carried out after the body of a Garda was found in Mayo
A post mortem has concluded that a Garda found dead in Mayo had died of natural causes.
A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána confirmed to JOE that an investigation had been opened after the sudden death of a pedal cyclist that occurred on the road between Kiltimagh and Swinford yesterday evening (24 May). Gardaí in Claremorris were investigating the incident.
The man, who was in his late 40s, was out cycling when it appears he took a turn and fell from his bicycle, with serious injuries. He was removed to Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar where he later passed away on Friday night.
The man was not officially named by Gardaí, but it is believed that he was a member of An Garda Síochána.
On Saturday afternoon, it was confirmed that the post mortem had concluded and the deceased died of natural causes. A file will be prepared for the Coroners Court.