A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was discovered in a burning house in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, on Sunday night.
Just after 6.30pm, Gardaí and emergency services responded to reports of a fire at a home in Pheasanthill, Castlebar, Co Mayo. The body of a man was found in the apartment.
The arrested man is being held at Castlebar Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
The scene is preserved and the services of the Garda Technical Bureau and the Office of the State Pathologist have been requested.
Gardaí in Castlebar are appealing to anyone who may have information about this incident to contact Castlebar Garda station on 094 903 8200, Garda confidential number on 1800 666 111 or any station in Garda.
A Garda spokesman said investigations were ongoing and there was no further comment at this time.
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