Murder Investigation Launched Into Body Found In Co Meath

Gardaí in Co Meath have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a man's body in a field.

The body of Paul Gallagher (26) was found at about 17:00 on Wednesday. Gardaí said that he had been shot several times.

The body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. A post-mortem is to be carried out today.

The scene remains sealed off for ongoing forensic examinations.

Gardaí in Navan have appealed for anyone with information to contact Navan Garda Station on 046 - 9079930, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.


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