Gardaí investigate suspicious deaths of two men in Co Meath

Woman arrested in Navan following suspicious death of man

by Rose Barrett
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Gardaí continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in his 40s whose body was discovered in a residential property on Academy Street, Navan over the weekend. The body was discovered yesterday, Saturday December 10, 2022.

Gardaí in Ashbourne are also investigating the discovery of a body in unexplained circumstances yesterday. The body of a man was found in a wooded area in Co Meath, wrapped in carpeting.

The scene was preserved and a technical examination conducted by the Garda Technical Bureau, It is believed the man was not killed in the area, and the body had been moved to the woodlands. The results of the post-mortem will determine the course of the investigation.

The body of the deceased found in Navan remained at the scene which was preserved for forensic and technical examination by the Garda Technical Bureau; the Office of the State Pathologist and local Coroner were then notified.

A woman aged in her 30s has been arrested and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Kells Garda Station.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Navan Garda Station 046-9036100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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