Gardai launch investigation after human skeletal remains discovered in Co Louth
GardaÃ are investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains at a house Louth.
The remains were found this afternoon in Dundalk town.
GardaÃ were called just before 5pm by construction workers on a site at Mary Street North where remains were unearthed at the rear of a house.
The scene is preserved and a forensic anthropologist will determine the whether the remains are human and how long they have been buried for.
A statement from the Gardai said: "Following preliminary examinations by a forensic anthropologist investigating GardaÃ have confirmed the remains discovered earlier today at a site on Marys Street North, Dundalk are human remains.
"The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is preserved."
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