LATEST: Forensic report confirms skeletal remains found in Dundalk are human

Workmen discovered skeleton at house in town

A preliminary garda forensic examination has confirmed that the skeletal remains found by workmen at a Dundalk house earlier today are human.

A forensic anthropologist carried out the preliminary examination after the find was made late this afternoon by construction workers at a house on Mary Street North.

The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is preserved.

An investigation is ongoing.

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