Offaly gardai launch investigation after body discovered

The body of the man in his 70s was discovered by the side of the road

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Offaly gardai investigating discovery of body

Offaly gardai investigating discovery of body

An investigation has been launched in Offaly following the discovery of a man's body yesterday afternoon

Gardaí in Banagher are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a male in his 70s. The man's body was found in a drain by the side of the road yesterday afternoon near Curraghlahan.

A postmortem will be conducted at Tullamore Hospital this afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Banagher Garda Station on 057 91 51310.

UPDATE: Foul play not suspected after body discovered in Offaly - Click through for more details