Man in his 30s found dead in Cork city car park

Gardaí do not believe foul play involved in death of man discovered at White Street site

Gardaí do not believe a man who was found dead in a car park near Cork city centre early on Friday was the victim of foul play.

Gardaí do not believe a man who was found dead in a car park near Cork city centre early on Friday was the victim of foul play.

 

Gardaí do not believe a man who was found dead in a car park near Cork city centre early on Friday was the victim of foul play.

The body was found by a passer-by around 7.20am at the Cork City Council car park at White Street off Douglas Street in the south inner city.

The emergency services and gardaí were notified and a local doctor pronounced the man dead at the scene before gardai cordoned off the area.

Garda technical experts carried out a technical examination of the area but its understood that the man had no signs of injury and his body was removed to Cork University Hospital.

Assistant State Pathologist Dr Margaret Bolster is expected to carry out a postmortem later as a precautionary measure as foul play is not suspected.

It’s understood the dead man was from the Togher area of Cork and gardaí were speaking to family members in an attempt to establish his last known movements.