Gardaí discover body in Dublin's Grand Canal

The man has not been positively identified and it is believed he died as a result of drowning

Gardaí carrying out a search for a missing man in Dublin have discovered a body in the Grand Canal close to Harcourt Terrace.

The search of the canal was carried out by Garda Water Unit Sunday - who located the body of the man at about 12.30pm.

The area has been sealed off pending a technical examination. 

The man has not been positively identified and it is believed he died as a result of drowning. 

His body has been removed to the City Morgue where a post mortem examination will take place tomorrow.