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A post-mortem examination will also be conducted on the body of the boy’s older brother The bodies of the twin boys will be moved from their home in Deerpark to Cork University Hospital today
A post-mortem examination is to be carried out on the bodies of nine-year-old twins Thomas O’ Driscoll and Paddy O’Driscoll who were found stabbed at their Co Cork homes last night.
Deputy State Pathologist Dr Michael Curtis is to view the scene at the house in Deerpark outside Charleville later today.
The bodies will then be moved to Cork University Hospital.
A post-mortem examination will also be conducted on the body of the boy’s older brother, Jonathan, found dead yesterday evening by the bank of a river in Buttevant, around 15km away from the family home.
Foul play is not suspected in his death.
Gardaí are not understood to be looking for anybody else in connection with the deaths of the two boys but they are appealing for witnesses to contact them.