Two brothers, aged 9 and 21 found dead in Sligo

GardaOfficer_08022012A 9-year-old boy and 21-year-old man have died in Co Sligo.

The young boy was found with stab wounds in a house in Tubbercurry - while the man was found dead in a shed outside the house.

The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Gardaí say they're investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the incident at a house in a location known as Banada in Tubbercurry yesterday evening.

A nine-year-old boy was found in the house with stab wounds - while a 21-year-old man dead was found in a shed outside.

The young boy was removed from the scene by Air Ambulance to Sligo Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The scene is being sealed off and preserved this morning - and the Office of the State Pathologist has been notified.