Man's body found between Portlaoise and Mountmellick

Conor Ganly

Reporter:

Conor Ganly

Portlaoise Garda Station.

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of human remains in Laois.

Forestry workers are understood to have discovered the body in a wooded area of Straboe between Portlaoise and Mountmellick.

The body is understood to be that of a male who has been missing since earlier this year. Foul play is not suspected.

Gardaí in Portlaoise are investigating.