Man in his 20s killed following an assault at a house Mayo
Very sad news.
A man in his 20s has died following a fatal assault in Mayo on Monday night.
Gardaí are investigating the assault that occurred at a house in Swinford around 11pm.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
His body remains at the scene, which is currently preserved for a technical examination, and the services of the State Pathologist have been requested.
A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested and is currently detained in Castlebar Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to this incident to come forward.
Gardaí are also appealing to anyone who may have witnessed any unusual activity in Swinford town between the hours of 8pm and 11.15pm yesterday evening to come forward.
Anyone with any information should contact Swinford Garda Station on 094 925 2990 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.