Gardaí probe underway in Donegal after discovery of body

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a body in unexplained circumstances yesterday evening in Buncrana, County Donegal.

At approximately 7:30 p.m., the body of a man in his 50s was discovered lying in a laneway behind a row of houses in the vicinity of Knockalla Drive in Buncrana.

The office of the State Pathologist and the Garda Technical Bureau have been notified and both will attend the scene today.

A post-mortem will be conducted later and the results of this examination will determine the course of the garda investigation.

No further information is available at this time.