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12th Apr 2018

Man accused of murdering estranged wife Joanne Lee found dead in prison

Keeley Ryan

Foul play is not suspected.

A man who was accused of murdering his estranged wife and leaving her body in a wardrobe has been found dead in a prison in Dublin.

A spokesperson for the Irish Prison Service told Her that foul play is not suspected in the inmate’s death.

They said:

“The Irish Prison Service can confirm an inmate passed away at Mountjoy Prison in the early hours of this morning.

“Foul play is not suspected.”

Her understands that the deceased inmate is Keith Lee.

Mr Lee was arrested last month after he was hospitalised due to  serious injuries sustained following the discovery of Ms Lee’s body in a house in Ranelagh in February this year.

More to follow.