The body of a man has been found in County Louth.
The discovery was made on Baltray Road near Termonfeckin at around 1pm this afternoon.
The body has been removed from the scene to to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
A post mortem will be carried out and the results will determine the course of the investigation.
The age of the dead man is unknown at this stage and gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.
A spokesperson for the force has said they do not believe it is linked to the ongoing violence in the north-east in the past couple of weeks.