Investigation underway after body discovered in Galway City

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An investigation is underway after the discovery of a man’s body in unexplained circumstances in Galway City today.

The body of a man was found behind a retail premises in the Ballybane area shortly before 10am on Friday.

The man, aged in his 40s, was pronounced deceased at the scene, Gardaí said to Galway Daily.

The body remains at the scene, which is currently preserved for technical examination by the Garda Technical Bureau.

The office of the State Pathologist has been notified. A post-mortem examination will be conducted at a later date and this will determine the course of the Garda investigation.

Anyone with any information that can assist Gardaí with this investigation are asked to contact Gaillimh Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.