Gardaí launch murder investigation after man's body discovered on Meath beach
Gardaí are due to formally launch a murder investigation following the discovery of a man's body in Co Meath.
The remains were found by a woman out walking her dog on Mornington Beach near Drogheda - at around 9.30am this morning.
The State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is conducting a post mortem examination on his body this evening.
It is understood that the man - aged in his 40s - had suffered serious head injuries as a result of an assault.
A second scene has also been sealed off on Marsh Street in Drogheda - where blood was discovered on a footpath.
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