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06th Jul 2024

Bodies of two men discovered in Grand Canal in Dublin

Stephen Porzio

The scene is currently preserved.

The bodies of two men have been found in the Grand Canal in Dublin, with Gardaí confirming they are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the discovery.

In a statement to JOE, a Garda spokesperson said the bodies of the men in their 40s were discovered on Saturday morning (6 July) in the Grand Parade area of the capital.

“Shortly after 8am, Gardaí and emergency services responded to reports of a body in the canal at Grand Parade,” the spokesperson stated.

“The bodies of two males, aged in their 40s, were recovered from the canal a short time later. Both were pronounced deceased at the scene.”

The scene is currently preserved and a Garda cordon is in place.

The Office of the State Pathologist and the local Coroner have also been notified.

“The results of post-mortem examinations and local enquiries will determine the course of Garda investigations,” the spokesperson added.

“Gardaí have identified both individuals, but the formal identification process is still ongoing.

“Investigations are ongoing.”

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