Sunday 22 October 2017

Man’s body found in Cavan

The scene at Lodge View, Cootehill on Sunday morning
The scene at Lodge View, Cootehill on Sunday morning
The scene at Lodge View, Cootehill on Sunday morning
A garda stands outside the house at Lodge View, Cootehill in Cavan where the body was discovered

A man in his early 30s has been found dead in Co Cavan.

Gardai said they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body at Lodge View, Cootehill, during the early hours of this morning.

A man aged 29 has been arrested in connection with the investigation.

A police spokesman said the suspect had been detained at Bailieboro garda station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The State pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem examination will be carried out later.

The body, which was found just after 1am, remains at the scene, which has been sealed to allow specialist Garda officers to scour the area for clues.

Gardai have appealed for anyone with information to contact Bailieboro Garda Station on 042 - 9694570, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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