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05 Jul 2022

Offaly Gardai investigate after discovery of body in Clara

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Gardai in Offaly are expected to launch a murder investigation after the discovery of a man’s body in Clara early this morning.

Gardai in Offaly are expected to launch a murder investigation after the discovery of a man’s body in Clara early this morning.

The body of the 47-year-old was found at 8.45am in a drain close to a burned out caravan where it is believed the victim was living.

The State Pathologist Professor Marie Cassidy has attended the scene and carried out a preliminary examination. The scene is currently preserved pending a Garda Forensic Examination.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact the incident room at Tullamore Garda Station on 057-9327600, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

The victim has not yet been named but it is believed he is a local man with reports suggesting that he was recently released from prison.

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