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Thursday 14 December 2017

Gardai investigating death of farmer after body found in ditch

Officers have sealed off the scene near the south Donegal village of Ballintra.
Officers have sealed off the scene near the south Donegal village of Ballintra.

GARDAI are investigating the death of a farmer whose body was found in a ditch this morning.

Officers have sealed off the scene near the south Donegal village of Ballintra.

The dead man in his 50s and lived nearby with his brother.

He was originally from Scotland.

A tractor was found close to where the  body was found in the townland of Derries.

Gardai have informed the county coroner's office and a technical examination is taking place.

Irish Independent

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