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Man dies and his partner is seriously injured by armed gang who broke into County Cork home

A murder enquiry has been opened relating to the incident.

A MAN who died after he was attacked by an armed gang at his Co.

The men, who were carrying weapons, entered the house and seriously assaulted the man and his partner, whose injuries are not life-threatening.

Both Mikolaj and Elzbieta were taken to Cork University Hospital, but sadly Mikolaj was pronounced dead shortly after 5:30am.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information or to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact them. He included the wider community of Ballincollig in his address, saying that their thoughts were with Wilk's family and friends.

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Forensics officers are now examining the property and where the vehicle was found.

Garda investigating the death of Mikolaj Wilk at the bridge House in Baillincollig in Cork in the early hours of the morning said today that they have launched a murder investigation.

Gardai investigating the murder on Sunday said that after a technical examination of the BMW auto found in Iniskenny Ballinora, Waterfall, a firearm was recovered which will be sent for further tests.

The gang left the scene before gardai arrived in what gardai believe was a BMW 3 series.

The couple's home now remains sealed off in order for a forensic examination to take place. Wilk, also known as Nick, ran a garden maintenance business in the area and had lived in Ireland for a number of years.

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