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Ratoath

Body of a man with head injuries found in Meath house

The man in his 30s was found dead at the scene in Ratoath this morning.

THE BODY OF a man with head injuries was discovered this morning at a house near Ratoath in Co. Meath.

Gardaí say they they were informed of the discovery of the body at about 11.45 am this morning and were dispactched to the scene.

Upon arriving at the house in Mooretown, gardaí say they discovered the body of a man in his 30s lying at the gable end of the house.

The man was found to have head injuries and his body was removed from the scene to the morgue in Navan General Hospital. A post-mortem was carried out this afternoon and gardaí are waiting on the results of further forensic tests.

The Garda Technical Bureau are currently at the house and are carrying out a forensic examination of the scene that is expect to last until tomorrow.

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