An investigation is being carried out in Longford into the sudden death of a man.

Gardaí have sealed off an apartment where a 30-year-old man had lived.

It is believed that he had been out socialising with friends last night and may have fallen at some stage.

The man was found at an apartment at Harbour Point near the Market Square in Longford town in the early hours of this morning.

The man's body was brought to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore where a post mortem was carried out.

It is believed the results of the post mortem are inconclusive.