Gardai have confirmed that two men were arrested following a burglary in Doon where a man died this Thursday afternoon.
At around 2pm a brother and sister arrived home to their house in Toomaline, Doon where they found that it had been subject to a burglary.
“The house owner, a male aged 62 years, went around to the rear of the house followed shortly by his sister who found him in a collapsed state. Gardai and emergency services were called to the scene.
“The male was pronounced dead at the scene and it is being preserved for a technical examination. Following a short search two males were arrested aged 18 and 32,” said a garda spokesperson.
They are being detained at Henry Street garda station under the provisions of section 4 of Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Investigations are ongoing and anybody with any information is asked to contact Bruff gardai at 061 382940.