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Update - Discovery of a Body of a Man in Unexplained Circumstances - Balbriggan 24th November 2021

Issue Date: 25th November 2021

Gardaí in Balbriggan continue a criminal investigation into the discovery of a body of a man in unexplained circumstances in North Co. Dublin on the afternoon of Wednesday, 24th November 2021.

Gardaí attended a domestic residence at Dun Saithne Green in Balbriggan where the body of a man in his 60s was discovered with significant injuries.

The body of the male has been removed to the City Morgue, Whitehall where a post mortem has been commenced this afternoon by Dr. Heidi Okkers, Locum Assistant State Pathologist.

The scene is currently undergoing a technical examination by the Garda Technical Bureau. CCTV and door to door enquiries are ongoing.

An incident room has been established at Balbriggan Garda Station under the direction of a Senior Investigating Officer. 

A family liaison officer has been provided to the family of the deceased and An Garda Síochána continue to keep the family informed.

An Garda Síochána are appealing to any person with any information in relation to this death to contact Investigating Gardaí at Balbriggan Garda Station 01-8020510, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.