Thursday 5 March 2015

Two men arrested after body of man (29) found in Dublin apartment after house party

Published 11/01/2014 | 13:41

Gardai and forensic at the scene of the discovery of a man's body at Spring Mount Appartments on Wellmount Road, Finglas yesterday.
Photo: Tony Gavin 11/1/2014
Gardai and carry out a forensic investigation at the scene of the discovery of a man's body at Spring Mount apartments on Wellmount Road, Finglas. Photo: Tony Gavin
A man's body was discovered in an apartment on Wellmount Road, Finglas today. Photo: Tony Gavin

THE body of a man was found in an apartment in Dublin at 11am this morning.

Gardai received a call in relation to the discovery of a body in suspicious circumstances at Spring Mount Apartments, Wellmount Road, Finglas.

A party took place at the address last night, gardai say.

On arrival at the scene gardai discovered a 29 year-old male in the bedroom of a ground floor apartment.

The scene was immediately sealed off for a full technical examination and the offices of the State Pathologist notified.

The State Pathologist, Dr. Marie Cassidy, has visited the scene and conducted a preliminary examination, according to a garda spokesperson.

The body of the deceased has been removed to the City Morgue at Marino where a post mortem is currently underway.

Gardai say they are awaiting the results of the post mortem to determine the nature and direction of the investigation.

A Garda Family Liaison Officer (FLO) has been appointed and is liaising with the family of the deceased. Some family members have yet to be informed.

An incident room has been set up at Finglas Garda Station to investigate all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of this body.

A number of people have come forward to assist gardai with this investigation, gardai are appealing to anyone who may have attended this party between 8pm last night and 7am this morning to come forward.

Gardai are also looking to speak to any taxi drivers who may have collected passengers from this location overnight to come forward.

Those with information can contact the incident room at Finglas garda station on 01-6667500, the garda confidential telephone line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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