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Gardaí at the scene in Balheary near Swords, Co Dublin. Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Body of young man discovered in Dublin field

The man is believed to have been in his early 20s.

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING the discovery of the body of a young man just outside Swords, Co Dublin this afternoon.

The body of the man, who was believed to be in his early 20s, was found in a field near Balheary shortly before 3pm.

Gardaí said the body remains at the scene pending a full technical and forensic examination. The State Pathologist’s Office has been contacted and preliminary enquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson for gardaí told that “all circumstances are being investigated”. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Swords Garda Station 01-6664700, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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