Investigation begins as man’s body discovered in Tallaght house

Deceased understood to be in his 40s and originally from Lithuania

The body of a man was found at a house in Newhall Court (general view above), Tallaght, shortly after 4pm. File photograph: Google Street View

The body of a man was found at a house in Newhall Court (general view above), Tallaght, shortly after 4pm. File photograph: Google Street View

 

Gardaí­are investigating the discovery of a body of a man in Tallaght in Co Dublin on Monday.

The man was found at a house in Newhall Court shortly after 4pm. Emergency services and gardaí­attended the scene but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The deceased was understood to be in his 40s and originally from Lithuania.

His body remains at the scene, which was being preserved pending a forensic and technical examination. The Office of the State Pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau have been notified.

The course of the Garda investigation will be determined by the outcome of a postmortem examination.

Inquiries are ongoing.