Murdered man's remains unidentified

Gardaí are continuing their investigations today in to the discovery of a man's body in West Dublin.

The case is being treated as murder due to the discovery of a number of wounds on the remains.

The results of a post-mortem, carried out last night, are expected to be known later today.

The man's remains were discovered on derelict land on Thursday - however Gardaí believe the body might have been there for as long as 48 hours.

The cause of the man's death is not yet clear, but Gardaí are treating the case as murder.

The man's identity remains a mystery this morning - he was around six foot tall, with blue eyes and of heavy build and was wearing a brown Gap t-shirt, black jeans and white runners.

Door-to-door inquiries in the local area will resume today.


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