Man found dead in Cloverhill Prison following incident

By William O'Connor 

A GARDA investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Cloverhill Prison in Clondalkin.

Shortly after midnight gardai and emergency services were called by prison authorities following an incident involving two male prisoners in custody at the prison.

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According to a Garda statement issued today: “A man in his late 30s was treated by emergency services but was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.”

The Coroner has been notified and the services of the State Pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau have been requested.

Gardaí say they are following a definite line of enquiry and the investigation is ongoing.

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