Saturday 24 September 2016

Body of man found outside well-known café in Dublin's city centre

Conor Feehan and Denise Calnan

Published 11/10/2015 | 09:54

11/10/2015 Members of the Gardai at the scene following the discovery of the body of a male on Westmoreland Street, Dublin.
Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
11/10/2015 Members of the Gardai at the scene following the discovery of the body of a male on Westmoreland Street, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
11/10/2015 The remains of a man leave Westmoreland st following his discovery on Westmoreland Street, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
11/10/2015 The remains of a man leave Westmoreland st following his discovery on Westmoreland Street, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
11/10/2015 The remains of a man leave Westmoreland st following his discovery on Westmoreland Street, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The body of a man in his thirties was discovered this morning in the door of a well-known cafe in Dublin's city centre.

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The man was found on Westmoreland Street at approximately 7.20am. 

11/10/2015 Members of the Gardai & Technical unit at the scene following the discovery of the body of a male on Westmoreland Street, Dublin.
Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
11/10/2015 Members of the Gardai & Technical unit at the scene following the discovery of the body of a male on Westmoreland Street, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
11/10/2015 Members of the Gardai & Technical unit at the scene following the discovery of the body of a male on Westmoreland Street, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

At this stage the death is not believed to be suspicious and it is being investigated as a possible drugs overdose.

However, Gardai in Pearse Street are investigating all circumstances.

11/10/2015 Members of the Gardai & Technical unit at the scene following the discovery of the body of a male on Westmoreland Street, Dublin.
Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
11/10/2015 Members of the Gardai & Technical unit at the scene following the discovery of the body of a male on Westmoreland Street, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and the body remains at the scene.

Crime examiners are due to examine the scene shortly.

The body will then be removed to the City Morgue for a post mortem.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Pearse Street Garda Station on 01 6669000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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