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UPDATE: Young St Johnston man (22) dies following house party

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By Harry Walsh

A YOUNG St Johnston man (22) has died and four other young people are in hospital following a house party in the east Donegal village in the early hours of this morning.

Gardai are at the scene of the tragic incident and forensic experts have carried out their investigations at the flat on Main Street where the young man died.

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A local source said that the group of young, local, people were in the house for a party.

Deceased is the son of a well-known local businessman. One woman (18) from Lifford and three males, all from the St Johnston area, aged 25, 22 and 18, were taken to Letterkenny General Hospital. Two of the males are reported to be in intensive care.

Gardai are investigating a possible drugs link to the death of the young man.

The woman, aged 43 years, was found in an apartment on William Street, Raphoe.

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