Belfast Telegraph

Man assaulted during burglary dies

A man aged in his 60s who was seriously assaulted during a burglary in Sligo has died.

The man was found in his home on Old Market Street on Friday night.

He died in Sligo General Hospital on Saturday evening.

Gardai believe he was attacked during an aggravated burglary some time between Wednesday night and Friday night.

They have asked anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Old Market Street area during this time frame to contact them.

A post-mortem examination will take place on Sunday.

The scene remained sealed off tonight as the Garda Technical Bureau continued its investigations.

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