The family of the late Mr Francis Dunne have requested that attached image be used in future reporting on the case and that their privacy be respected at this sad time.There are no further updates at this time and enquires are ongoing.
A previous press release listed below refers.
The deceased man has been officially identified as Francis Dunne, 64 years. A post-mortem examination has been completed by Locum State Pathologist, Dr. Heidi Okkers, and a preliminary report furnished to investigating Gardaí. Details are not being provided for operational reasons.
Gardaí have now launched a murder enquiry and continue to appeal to anyone who can assist the investigation to come forward. We are appealing to both motorists and pedestrians who may have been in the Boreenmanna Road area since Christmas day to come forward. We are particularly appealing to motorists to make any camera footage (including dash-cam) from the area available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Bridewell Garda Station on 021 4943330, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.
No arrests have been made. Investigations are ongoing.