Garda appeal for witnesses after teenager’s body found in Meath

Discovery made at a house in Enfield on Friday morning

The  body was discovered in ‘unexplained circumstances’ in a house in Enfield at about 8.30am.

The body was discovered in ‘unexplained circumstances’ in a house in Enfield at about 8.30am.

 

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of the body of a teenager in Co Meath on Friday morning.

The body was discovered in “unexplained circumstances” in a house in Enfield at about 8.30am. He is understood to be aged in his late teens.

Gardaí attended the house at Trim Road before the body was removed to the Mortuary at Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.

The State Pathologist, Dr Linda Mulligan, attended the scene ahead of conducting a postmortem, the Garda said in a statement.

The scene was preserved for technical examination by Garda forensic experts. No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

“Gardaí are appealing for any person that was travelling on the Trim Road at Enfield between the hours of 8pm on Thursday, 26th August, 2021, and 7am on Friday, 27th August, 2021, who observed any unusual activity, to make contact with them,” it said in a statement.

“Gardaí are also appealing to any road users that were travelling in the area during these times and who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) to make this footage available to Gardaí.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Trim Garda station on 046 9481540, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.