Murder investigation following pensioners death

Gardai have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a Churchill pensioner at the weekend.

Gardai have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a Churchill pensioner at the weekend.

67-year-old Seamus Doherty died in his home in Drumacnoo, Churchill last Sunday.

Emergency services and Gardai were called to the scene at 1.50am where Mr. Doherty’s body was discovered in a bathroom.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The case was upgraded to a murder investigation when the post mortem revealed he died in suspicious circumstances.

An incident room has now been set up at Lettekenny Garda Station.

For the full story see tomorrow’s Donegal Democrat.