Man arrested after body found in Co Cavan

Monday 30 September 2013 12.01
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The scene was preserved for a forensic examination
The scene was preserved for a forensic examination
The body was found at a house at Lodge View in Cootehill
The body was found at a house at Lodge View in Cootehill
A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death
A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death

A 29-year-old man has been arrested following the discovery of a body in Cootehill, Co Cavan.

The body of the man, believed to be in his early 30s, was found in a house at Lodge View at 1.05am.

The victim has been named locally as Emmet Connolly.

The scene has been sealed-off for a technical examination and the State Pathologist's Office has been called.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information to contact Bailieboro Garda Station on 042-9694570, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.