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Discovery of a Body in Naas, County Kildare, Sunday 14th April 2024

Issue Date: 14th April 2024

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body in Naas, County Kildare, on the afternoon of Sunday 14th April 2024.

The body of a man was discovered at approximately 1:30pm at a residence in Eustace Demesne in Naas. The body has since been removed to the Mortuary at Naas General Hospital.

The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem examination is expected to take place on the afternoon of Monday 15th April 2024, the results of which will determine the course of the Garda investigation.

The scene remains preserved for technical examination this evening.

A man in his 40s has been arrested as part of this investigation and he is currently being detained at a Garda Station in County Kildare under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

No further information is available at this time.