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Discovery of a body Carlow 22nd February 2013

Gardai at Carlow are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a man at a Hotel in Carlow on 22nd February 2013.

The discovery was made at approximately 1.15p.m. on Friday afternoon (22/2/2013). His body was removed to Naas General Hospital where a post mortem examination was carried out by the deputy State Pathologist Dr Curtis earlier today (23/2/2013). No physical injuries were disclosed during the examination, the results of which are inconclusive and toxicology and other test results are awaited.

The man has been named as 44-year-old Colm Kavanagh from Killeshin, Co. Laois.

An examination of the scene by members of the Garda Technical Bureau is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Carlow Garda Station 059-9136620, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.
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