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Body of man discovered in Co Louth

Gardai do not believe the incident is linked to the murder of Co Louth teenager Keane Mulready-Woods.

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Gardai are investigating (Brian Lawless/PA)

Gardai are investigating (Brian Lawless/PA)

Gardai are investigating (Brian Lawless/PA)

Gardai are investigating all the circumstances after the discovery of a man’s body in Co Louth on Sunday.

In a statement, gardai said the body of a man whose age is currently unknown was removed from the scene to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.

Gardai said a post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place in due course and the results will determine the course of the investigation.

They said the discovery of the body is not believed to be connected to the investigation into the murder of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods.

Keane went missing from his home in Co Louth last Sunday.

Human remains discovered on a road in Coolock, Co Dublin, on Monday night were later confirmed as being those of the teenager, whose body was dismembered.

Those involved in his murder left his remains at various locations in Co Dublin and Co Louth.

PA