Gardaí working at the scene where a man's body was discovered this afternoon.
Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances following the discovery of a body at Banktown beside the river Boyne on the Drogheda to Baltray Road, at approximately 1pm today, Sunday 19th January, 2020.
The Drogheda to Baltray Road was sealed off all afternoon as investigations were carried out.
A Garda spokesperson told Drogheda Life that the man’s body (age unknown) was removed from the scene to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.
“A post mortem is scheduled to take place in due course and the results of which, will determine the course of the investigation.
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“The discovery of this body is not believed to be connected to the investigation into the murder of Keane Mulready-Woods at this time, investigations ongoing.”