The inquest into the death of an engineer from Westport who died in an apparent ambush by armed robbers in Nigeria in 2012, is to take place today (Friday ) at noon in Castlebar Courthouse.
Coroner for South Mayo, John O’Dwyer, will hear the details surrounding the death of 45-year-old Robert Gray.
Mr Gray was killed on August 23, 2012, while working as an engineer for a construction company called PW Nigeria Limited.
He was travelling in a pick-up truck with a driver, near the town of Takum, in the state of Taraba, close to the Cameroonian border, when they were confronted by armed gunmen.
Mr Gray was prounced dead at a nearby hospital shortly after the ambush. The driver was also seriously injured in the attack.