Gardai release image of man found dead at shopping centre car park in Cork as they appeal for witnesses

THIS is the man who was found dead at a shopping centre car park yesterday morning.

Gary Dineen’s remains were discovered at Merchant’s Quay Car Park in Cork at around 11.30am.

Gary Dineen's remains were discovered yesterday morning


Gary Dineen’s remains were discovered yesterday morning

Gardai have released an image of the 35-year-old as part of an appeal for information.

They said they are “keeping an open mind as they continue to investigate all of the circumstances” of his death.


A garda spokesman said: “Investigating Gardaí attended the scene at Merchant’s Quay Car Park, on the Parnell Place side, shortly after 11.30am.

“The scene was preserved and a technical examination was carried out.

“A post mortem took place this afternoon August 13 at Cork University Hospital, the results of which have been given to Gardaí.

“The deceased has now been identified as 35-year-old, Gary Dineen who is originally from the north side of Cork city.

“Gardaí are asking the following to contact Bridewell Garda Station at 021-4943330, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.”

They want to speak to “anyone who was in Mr Dineen’s company from Saturday August 8.

“Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious or unusual in Merchant Quay Car Park and its environs from Saturday August 8 to Wednesday August 12.

“Anyone that availed of the services of the Merchants Quay Shopping centre car park who may have noticed anything, particularly drivers with dash cam footage from Saturday August 8 to Wednesday August 12.”

Cork, Ireland – The Sun