Gardaí in Waterford City are investigating the death of a man in his 60s.

The man was found in a house in Connolly Place earlier this evening.

Gardaí received a call at around 7.40pm after emergency services were contacted by a relative of the dead man who found him in the house.

At present gardaí are treating the death as unusual.

The Office of the State Pathologist has been contacted to assist and a post-mortem examination will take place tomorrow.

Gardaí will remain at the scene overnight.