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Further Update - Sudden death in Ashbourne, Meath on the 11/12/18

The male in his 30s has been released without charge. A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Garda Press Office

The male in his 30s who was arrested in relation to the sudden death of a 65 year old male on the 11th of December 2018 remains in Garda custody.

Garda Press Office

Gardai in Ashbourne investigating the death of a 65 year old male on the 11th December 2018 have arrested a 33 year old male.

At approximately 12.30am on the 11th of December, Gardai and an ambulance were called to a house at Johnswood Drive, Ashbourne. The male was unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene, his body has been taken to the city morgue where a post mortem will be carried out on the 12th of December.

A 33 year old male has been arrested and he is currently detained at Ashbourne Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.

The house was preserved for a Technical examination and the office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact  Ashbourne Garda station on 01 8010600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.