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Gardaí investigate workplace death

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 10:51am

Gardaí are investigating two separate deaths in West Cork and Cork city this morning, including one workplace fatality.

Gardaí and emergency services are currently at the scene of a workplace accident in Enniskeane, where a man in his 50s has died. The incident is believed to have occurred at approximately 8.30am this morning, when the man was fatally injured.

The body of the man remains at the scene and the Health and Safety Authority have been notified.

Separately, gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a man in his 50s at a house in the Avenue de Rennes area in Mahon early this morning.

The scene is currently preserved and the services of the State Pathologist’s Office have been requested in order for a post-mortem to be carried out. An investigation is ongoing.

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