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'Skeletal remains' found at house in Dundalk confirmed as human

The remains were discovered by construction workers just prior to 5pm this afternoon.

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Updated 10.40pm 

THE SKELETAL REMAINS of a body have been discovered at a house in Co Louth.

Gardaí in Dundalk were contacted just before 5pm this evening by construction workers at a house on Mary Street North in the border town.

The remains were unearthed at the rear of the house.

A forensic anthropologist has confirmed that the remains are human and the State Pathologist will carry out an examination in the morning.

The scene has been preserved.

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