Post-mortem due to take place on body of man discovered in Killarney

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a body at a house in Killarney last night.

Shortly after 10pm, Gardaí received a report of a sudden death at a house on Torc Terrace.

Gardaí attended the scene at Torc Terrace shortly after 10pm last night and discovered the body of a man in his fifties.

The scene has now been preserved for technical examination by the local Scenes of Crime Unit.

The body of the man remains at the scene and both the state pathologist and the local coroner have been informed.

Gardaí say they’re keeping an open mind in relation to this matter.

They add the outcome of the post-mortem will determine the course of the investigation.