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Body found in house in a residential area of Cork city

A post-mortem will now take place in the coming days.

A BODY HAS been found in a house in a residential area in Cork City.

Gardaí said they were alerted the discovery of the body earlier this afternoon near The Lough, a suburb on the south side of the city, close to University College Cork.

It’s understood that the body lay undiscovered for a number of years.

A post-mortem will take place in the coming days, which will determine the course of the investigation, a Garda spokesperson said, adding that the local coroner had been notified.

It’s believed that foul play is not suspected and that a formal identification has not yet to taken place, but the body is believed to be that of an elderly woman.

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