Gardaí are investigating the death of a man in his 50's whose body was found in an apartment in Sligo last night.
The man who Gardaí say had suffered 'significant physical injuries' was discovered at an apartment on Connaughton Road.
NEW: Gardaí in Sligo have arrested a man in his early 20s on suspicion of murder following the discovering the body of a man in his 50s. It’s the second murder in the county since Monday.
It’s unclear at this stage if the incidents are connected.
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Following intense Garda activity and assistance from the air support unit Gardaí arrested a man in Sligo town at around 1.45 this morning.
He's aged in his early 20's and is now being held on suspicion of murder at Sligo Town Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
The victim's body remains at the scene this morning pending the arrival of the Garda technical bureau and the state pathologist.
Its the second murder in Sligo since Monday.
There were also reports of an attack on another man in the town , who was brutally assaulted and lost an eye.
However its unclear at this stage if any of the incidences are linked