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IrelandGardaí investigating 'suspicious' death after man finds his father (55) dead on living room floor in Cork

20:50  07 september  2019
20:50  07 september  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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Detectives are investigating if Paul Jones (55) was stabbed to death at his Cork home was killed by someone known to him. The body of Paul Jones (55) was found at the Bandon Road Gardaí investigating ' suspicious ' death after man finds his father ( 55 ) dead on living room floor in Cork .

Gardaí are treating as ‘ suspicious ’ the death of a 55 -year-old man found lying dead in a pool of his own blood at his Cork home today. Your family deserves a funeral home whose staff is caring and compassionate. Contact us if we can be of assistance to your family with any services we offer

Gardaí investigating 'suspicious' death after man finds his father (55) dead on living room floor in Cork The scene at Bandon road, Cork city where Gardai are investigating a suspicious death.Picture: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Gardaí are treating as ‘suspicious’ the death of a 55-year-old man found lying dead in a pool of his own blood at his Cork home today.

The body of the 55-year-old, named locally as Paul Jones, who is originally from the Mayfield area of Cork city was discovered by his son at 11.45am today.

It’s understood Mr Jones had been uncontactable by phone for several days.

Sources last night confirmed to Independent.ie that a post-mortem examination would be carried out tomorrow to determine if the investigation needs to be upgraded to a murder inquiry.

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Gardaí are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Cork . It’s believed that the man is in his 50s or 60s. He was reportedly discovered by a relative who immediately contacted an Paramedics arrived at the apartment and pronounced him dead at the scene.

GARDAÍ IN WATERFORD are investigating after the body of a man was found in an apartment this morning. Gardaí said that they were The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The State Pathologist has been notified and gardaí have preserved the scene pending a technical examination.

Gardaí said they were treating the death as "suspicious".

Sources confirmed Mr Jones’ son called to the house shortly before noon today after becoming concerned for his father’s welfare.

“He had been trying to raise him on the phone and called over when he didn’t get an answer.

“He discovered his father lying dead on the floor in the living room.”

Sources say the gardaí decision to treat the death as suspicious was reached after the body was moved and a quantity of blood was discovered.

The scene was cordoned off and the state pathologist was called.

“Gardaí are investigating all circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a man in his 50s in a house on the Bandon Road, Cork City," said gardaí.

“The man’s body was discovered by gardaí shortly after 11.30am.

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“The scene is currently being examined. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out tomorrow.

“Enquires are ongoing and the course of the investigation will be determined by the outcome of the post-mortem.

“No further information is available at this time.

It’s understood officers were today carrying out door-to-door inquiries and checking CCTV in an effort to establish how long it had been since Mr Jones was last seen alive.

Local councillor Ted Tynan yesterday described the nature of Mr Jones’ death as tragic.

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Man (41) charged with burglary at home of stabbed Corkman Paul Jones (55) A MAN has been charged with burglary at the home of Cork father of one Paul Jones (55) who was found dead in the property last Saturday. Keith O'Hara (41) appeared before Judge Olann Kelleher at Cork District Court today charged with entering as a trespasser the Bandon Road home of Mr Jones. O'Hara faces a single charge of entering as a trespasser 108 Bandon Road, Cork on September 4 with the intent to commit an arrestable offence namely assault causing harm contrary to Section 3 of the Non Fatal Offences Against the Persons Act.

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