Body found in North Cork

Shortly after 9.30pm last night Gardaí were alerted to the body of a man in his early 60s at a house.
Body found in North Cork

The house at O’Brien Terrace, Buttevant where a man’s body was found. Picture: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Cork Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a man at a house in Buttevant, on Thursday night.

Gardaí were alerted to the body of a man in his early 60s at a house in O'Brien Terrace in the town shortly after 9.30pm last night.

The body has since been removed from the scene to Cork University Hospital Morgue. 

It is understood a post-mortem has since been carried about and enquiries are taking place, including door-to-door enquiries in the Buttevant area. 

Gardaí said the results of the post mortem will determine the course of the investigation.

More to follow.

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