The body of a man has been discovered in County Louth.
Gardai have sealed off an area in Dundalk and an investigation is underway.
The elderly man's body was located at the back of Goslings Terrace on the river bank this afternoon.
The office of the state pathologist has been notified and the area has been sealed off.
The man's body has been taken to our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
Gardaí say the results of the post mortem will determine the course of their investigation.