Gardaí in Co Laois have confirmed that they have begun an investigation after the body of a man was found in Straboe.
It is understood the man’s body was found by forestry workers on Tuesday.
Gardaí say they are currently awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination in order to determine the man’s cause of death.
They also say they are awaiting the results of a DNA test in order to identify the man who is believed to be aged in his 20s and 30s.
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