A Post Mortem examination was carried out today, Tuesday 8th January 2019 at University Hospital Waterford on the body discovered at Ballyandrew, Co Wexford yesterday morning, Monday 7th January 2019. The Post Mortem was carried out by the Deputy State Pathologist Dr. Linda Mulligan.
It has been established that the body is that of a female in her 50s and has been there for approximately 12 months.
Further toxicology tests results are awaited but there is nothing at this stage to indicate any suspicious circumstances.
Investigations, including DNA tests are ongoing to confirm the identity of the body.
Investigating Gardaí are continuing to appeal for information in relation to this matter and any person with information is asked to contact Enniscorthy Garda Station on 053-9242580, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Garda Press Office
Gardaí in Enniscorthy Co Wexford are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of human remains at Ballyandrew near Ferns, Co. Wexford. The discovery was made shortly after 11.30am this morning, Monday January 7th 2019. The scene is preserved and the Office of the State Pathologist has been notified.
The body remains at the scene. The Garda Technical Bureau will attend the scene in the morning and a Post Mortem examination is expected to be carried out tomorrow.
No further information is available at this time. Updates will follow.