An investigation is under way in Mullingar after a man's body was found outside an apartment in the town this morning.

The man, believed to be in his 30s, was discovered in a hallway at the Grove Court apartment complex on Grove Street in the town centre at 7am.

A post-mortem examination on the man's body is expected to be carried out tomorrow.

Gardaí say they are treating his death as suspicious.

They are appealing to anyone who was in the Grove Street area between 6pm yesterday and 9am this morning to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044-9384000, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.