Willie Lynch who was found dead on Saturday in Pallaskenry
GARDAI investigating the suspicious death of a young man in Pallaskenry have launched a murder investigation.
The body of Willie Lynch, 35, was found in a house on Main Street, Pallaskenry with suspected stab wounds on Saturday evening.
A 29-year-old man was later arrested in relation to his death.
Following the conclusion of a post mortem examination carried out this Sunday, investigating gardaí at Newcastle West have now launched a murder investigation.
The 29-year-old man remains in custody.
Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to contact the incident room at Newcastle West on 061- 393 102, the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.