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Post-mortem carried out on body found in Cavan lake

Gardaí are investigating.

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Updated 7pm 19/4/2015

A POST-MORTEM has been carried out on the body of a man discovered in a lake.

The male’s body was discovered in Lough Ramor in Virginia yesterday.

The body was taken to a nearby hospital and the incident is being investigated by gardaí.

This evening, gardaí said a post-mortem had been carried out on the body earlier today. Results of this post-mortem, and toxicology test results, are due.

A formal identification is due to be made.

It is believed the man’s death was not suspicious, a garda spokesperson said.

The find came in an area where searches were taking place for Joseph Whelan, who has been missing from his home in Ashbourne for over two weeks.

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