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Friday 9 December 2016

Man's body found in Ballyfermot 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 scene this morning
Garda: File photo

A man's body has been discovered in Ballyfermot this morning.

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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