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Gardaí believe man found in Dublin park met 'violent death'

The body of the man, who was aged in his 20s, was discovered shortly after 6.30am.

Updated Jun 23rd 2018, 7:14 PM

GARDAÍ BELIEVE THAT a man whose body was found in a park in Dublin met a “violent death”.

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The body of the man in his 20s was discovered in Jobstown Park on the Cheeverstown Road in Tallaght shortly after 6.30am.

It’s understood that the remains were found by a person walking their dog.

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An incident room has been set up at Tallaght Garda Station following the discovery.

The area is sealed off and the Garda Technical Bureau are carrying out an examination of the scene while a post mortem is being carried out by the Deputy State Pathologist.

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Witnesses or anyone who was in the park yesterday evening or early this morning has been asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000.

Additional reporting by Cliódhna Russell

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