Garda investigate following discovery of man's body in Mayo

Garda investigate following discovery of man's body in Mayo

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a man's body, at a flat in Charlestown in Co Mayo.

It is understood the deceased is a Polish national in his 50s who had been living in the area for some time.

The alarm was raised by locals who were concerned he had not been seen in recent days.

The scene has been sealed off and the remains removed to the mortuary at Mayo General Hospital for a post-mortem tomorrow afternoon.

The state pathologist has been informed.

- Digital Desk

More on this topic

Arrests made and false documents seized in international identity fraud investigationArrests made and false documents seized in international identity fraud investigation

Two arrested following controlled stop by detectives on M50Two arrested following controlled stop by detectives on M50

Woman, 80s, dies following house fire in Wexford Woman, 80s, dies following house fire in Wexford

Man escapes with box of money as cash-in-transit van robbed in DublinMan escapes with box of money as cash-in-transit van robbed in Dublin


More in this Section

'He put his hands around my neck and started to choke me' - Cork man convicted of assaulting his sister'He put his hands around my neck and started to choke me' - Cork man convicted of assaulting his sister

Jack Butler Yeats painting sells at auction for three-times its estimateJack Butler Yeats painting sells at auction for three-times its estimate

Court quashes conviction of one of three men for burglary which saw Limerick family assaulted and threatenedCourt quashes conviction of one of three men for burglary which saw Limerick family assaulted and threatened

Taoiseach accuses Fianna Fáil of 'anti-rural agenda' over smoky coal banTaoiseach accuses Fianna Fáil of 'anti-rural agenda' over smoky coal ban


Lifestyle

Is it really faster to fly? These environmentally-friendly trips dispel that myth, says Sarah Marshall.5 European journeys which are surprisingly quicker by train

It’s set to be unisex and will hopefully feature more clothes you can wear outside the gym.Everything we want to see from Beyoncé’s upcoming Ivy Park x Adidas collection

The mother-of-three speaks to Liz Connor about the recipe for getting the perfect night’s rest.Christine McGuinness on how to get kids to sleep on Christmas Eve

Carol O’Callaghan gets top expert tips on how to lay and decorate a glorious Christmas dinner table, creating a festive but stylish look to wow your visitors.Your go-to guide to laying the perfect Christmas table

More From The Irish Examiner