Garda probe into death of man in Skibbereen upgraded to murder investigation

September 26th, 2017 10:13 PM

By Southern Star Team

The house on High St in Skibbereen where the body of John Ustic (51) was found. (Photo: Anne Minihane)

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GARDAI investigating the death of 51 year old John Ustic and the discovery of his body on Monday morning last, at a house at High St, Skibbereen,  have received the results of the post-mortem following its completion this evening.

The post-mortem results have established the male died from injuries resulting from an assault. The death is now being treated as a murder investigation.

Gardai wish to appeal for any person who was in the High Street area of Skibbereen on Sunday 24th September 2017 between 7.30pm and 10.30pm to contact Skibbereen Garda Station on 028-23088, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station. 

For full story, see this week's Southern Star, out Thursday.

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