Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 September 2014

OAP dies following assault at home

Garda have appealed for witnesses after a pensioner died a month after being assaulted in his home in Co Cavan

A pensioner has died a month after being assaulted in his home.

The 73-year-old was discovered injured at the property in Nedd, Doogary, Killeshandra, Co Cavan on the evening of September 7 and was rushed to Cavan General Hospital.

A man was arrested on September 11 and was held under section four of the Criminal Justice Act but was released without charge.

Gardai appealed for witnesses that may have been in the vicinity of Nedd, Doogary between 8pm on Monday September 6 and 11am on Tuesday September 7.

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