Gardai say Wexford man was murdered

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Gardai in County Wexford have said they are treating the death of an 84-year-old man as murder.

The body of Walter Plunkett was found outside his home in Ballyedmond near Enniscorthy on Monday.

A post mortem revealed that he had died from asphyxiation although no marks were found on his neck.

Police are still questioning a 50-year-old woman who was arrested near the scene. They would like anyone with information to contact them.