Investigation Launched After Man's Body Found In Kerry

Gardaí at Listowel have launched an investigation, following the discovery of a man's body in the Ballyduff area of North Kerry.

The discovery was made in an open area shortly after 5:30pm on Thursday.

The scene has been preserved and State Pathologist Dr Margaret Bolster is due to carry out an examination of the scene.

The man has not yet been identified. However, according to reports, the investigation is being linked to a missing persons inquiry, involving the disappearance of a 25-year-old man from Cork.

Gardaí are also examining a car which was seized in the Ballyduff area yesterday after it was found to have no road tax or insurance. The driver of the vehicle was also arrested and brought to Listowel garda station for questioning.


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