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28 Jan 2022

BREAKING: Dead man's body discovered in Donegal tonight

"Unexplained circumstances" say gardaí after Buncrana find

Dead man's body discovered in Donegal tonight

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a body in unexplained circumstances earlier this evening, Friday, January 14, in Buncrana.

"At approximately 7.30pm, the body of a man in his 50s was discovered lying in a laneway behind a row of houses in the vicinity of Knockalla Drive in Buncrana. The body remains at the scene, a garda spokesman said tonight.

He added the scene is currently preserved and will remain preserved overnight. The office of the State Pathologist and the Garda Technical Bureau have been notified and both will attend the scene tomorrow, Saturday, January 15.

It is understood that a post-mortem will be also be conducted tomorrow Saturday and the results of this examination will determine the course of the garda investigation.

The spokesman added that no further information is available at this time.

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