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Mayo: Two people found dead, one injured at rural property

Published 01/11/2016

Injured man taken to Galway University Hospital
Injured man taken to Galway University Hospital

Gardai are investigating the discovery of two bodies at a property in Co Mayo.

The body of a woman in her mid 60s and a man in his late 70s were found near Irishtown, Claremorris this afternoon.

It is understood they were a married couple, and well-known in the locality.

Another, younger, male was discovered nearby. It is understood that this man, who is in his 30s, had serious injuries. He was taken to Galway University Hospital.

The office of the State Pathologist has been contacted and a full garda investigation is underway.

Gardai are said to be keeping "an open mind" on the incident, as the probe get underway.

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