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Missing man found dead in Offaly

Published 31/08/2008

A post mortem examination is due to be carried out on the body of a man found in the grounds of Birr Castle in Co. Offaly today.

It is believed the remains are those of missing Birr man, 44-year-old Ger Murphy, who went missing in Birr three weeks ago.

Gardai are not treating the death as suspicious and the body has been taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore where a post mortem will be carried out.

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