Tuesday 6 December 2016

Garda investigation underway after body of man found in Dublin

Published 21/07/2015 | 08:46

The scene this morning
The scene this morning
The scene this morning
The scene this morning
The scene this morning
The scene this morning
The scene this morning
The scene this morning
The scene this morning

The body of a man has been found on waste ground in West Dublin.

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The remains were found at Cherryorchard Parade, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, at approximately 6.30am this morning.

The body was found by a member of the public.

It's understood the man sustained serious head injuries and a shotgun was found nearby.

The scene has been sealed off, and gardai are carrying out a forensic examination.

The body remains at the scene and the office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Dr Michael Curtis is due to do a preliminary examination.

The victim is believed to be in his 20s and from the area.

Gardai are investigating all circumstances into his death before making a decision on the nature of their enquiry.

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