Last Updated on October 28, 2023, 6:55 am
The news of a renowned Irish hurler player Denis Joseph Carey, also known as DJ Carey’s death, has been roaming around; according to reports, DJ Carey committed suicide after struggling with anxiety and depression.
However, it’s crucial to clarify whether he is alive or dead, these reports are unverified rumors, and there is no official confirmation of his passing. Some resources also claims that DJ is still alive and well.
It has been reported that the 52-year-old man appeared in court last week, on September 29, 2023, in charge of several deception and forgery offences in a cancer treatment scam. DJ Carey’s death is linked to the Cancer treatment scam case.
After Denis Joseph retired from inter-county hurling in 2006, his personal life became a controversy in the media. He had faced several legal issues related to cancer treatment scam allegations.
On September 29 Friday morning, he appeared in court in Dublin, where he was charged with 21 counts of theft and forgery against 25 victims from 2014 to 2022. He was scheduled to appear before the Dublin circuit criminal court on November 3 and took his own life due to extreme mental pressure.
Denis Joseph Carey
Denis Joseph is born on November 11, 1970, in Kilkenny. He was an Irish former hurler and a member of the Kilkenny county side, where he played as a left-wing forward at the senior level. He had a strong background that possessed a sportsmanship prowess. His sister Catriona was a member of the Ireland Women’s National Field Hockey team, and his brother Martin Carey was also a Kilkenny Hurling Pane member.
Dj Carey career
DJ Carey started his career journey at the club level with Young Ireland’s club team. At age 17, in 1988, he joined a club’s top adult team, and in 1922, he earned success when a club won the Kilkenny Intermediate championship and got promoted to the top-flight Kilkenny championship. In 1996 and 2002, as a captain, he won the Kilkenny senior championship medals. Before retiring in 2013, he made several championship appearances in three different grades of hurling for the club in his 25 years of tenure.
In 1988, at the country level, DJ Carey, as a part of the Kilkenny junior team, won the Ireland championship, and in 1990, the Kilkenny under-21 team won the same Ireland championship.
He had also won 14 medals in his career, including 10 in the Leinster Championship and 4 in the National Hurling League. On June 1, 2006, he retired from the inter-counter hurling.
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