Gardai investigate after man's body found in Tallaght house

Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a man in Tallaght earlier today.

According to a Garda statement released this evening, the discovery was made at a house in Newhall Court shortly after 4pm on Monday (May 6).  

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Gardai in Newhall Court on Monday evening

A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a man in Tallaght. 

“Emergency Services and gardai attended at the scene and the man was pronounced dead a short time later.

“The deceased is understood to be in his 40s and is originally from Lithuania.

“His body remains at the scene which is currently preserved pending a forensic and technical examination.

“The Office of the State Pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau have been notified.

“The course of the Garda investigation will be determined by the outcome of a post-mortem examination.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

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