Skeletal remains found in Dundalk

Construction workers made the discovery this afternoon

Skeletal remains found in Dundalk

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Skeletal remains have been found at a house in Dundalk.

Gardaí say they were contacted about the discovery shortly before 5pm today.

Construction workers on a site at Mary Street North unearthed the remains at the rear of a house.

Gardaí attended the scene, and have contacted the local coroner.

They have also requested the services of a forensic anthropologist.

An investigation has been launched, and gardaí say their enquiries are ongoing.