A post mortem is due to be carried out today on the body of a man found at a house in Drogheda Co Louth yesterday.
Gardaí believe the remains are those 37-year-old Stephen O'Callaghan. Mr O'Callaghan had been missing since last week.
The State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is to carry out a post mortem examination at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital this morning.
Gardaí say foul play is not suspected in relation to the death at this stage.