Gardaí launch homicide investigation after man dies following fire in Cork 1 month ago

Gardaí launch homicide investigation after man dies following fire in Cork

He passed away today.

Gardaí have launched a homicide investigation after a man died following a fire in Cork.

The incident occurred in the early hours of this morning, Sunday October 13, after Gardaí were alerted to a fire at Mardyke Walk.

An unconscious man was discovered at the scene and taken to Cork University Hospital at approximately 1am.

He has since passed away.

The scene is currently preserved and the State Pathologist has been notified. A post mortem is due to take place later this morning.

Gardaí are appealing for any persons who were in Mardyke Walk area between 12 midnight and 1am this morning and who may have witnessed any activity to come forward.

They are also appealing for any motorists who may have passed through Mardyle Walk around these times and who might have Dashcam footage to contact Anglesea Garda Station on 021 -4522000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

The investigation is ongoing.