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Investigation launched after man's body found in Co Meath

The man’s remains were discovered in Ballymaccan this evening.

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Updated at 11.30pm

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body in Co Meath this evening.

The body was discovered in the area of Ballymaccan between Slane and Collon at around 5pm.

The State Pathologist was notified and the remains were removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, where a postmortem examination will be carried out tomorrow morning.

A garda spokesperson said the scene has been sealed off for a technical examination.

No details have been officially released on the man’s identity.

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Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have any information on the incident or who may be able to help their investigations to contact Navan Garda Station on 046 9079930, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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