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Murder investigation launched following post-mortem on body found in slurry tank

The preliminary results of the post-mortem have not been released for operational reasons.

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GARDAÍ AT TIPPERARY town have this evening launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a body of a male at Fawnagowan in Co Tipperary yesterday.

The news follows a post-mortem examination on the body by the Deputy State Pathologist, Dr Kalid Jabbar, earlier today.

The body of the male had been found in a slurry tank at the back of a house at Fawnagowan at approximately 2pm yesterday.

Gardaí have said that the preliminary results of the examination furnished to them are not being released for operational reasons.

The identity of the deceased male has yet to be formally established and Gardaí are awaiting the results of further tests.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact the incident room at Tipperary town garda station on (062) 80679 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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