Man found dead from multiple gunshot wounds in car on M1 in Dublin 3 weeks ago

Man found dead from multiple gunshot wounds in car on M1 in Dublin

Gardaí responded to reports of a burning car on the motorway.

An investigation is underway following the discovery of a man's body at a burning car on the M1 late on Tuesday night (21 May).

The car was found at Walshestown, near Junction 5 on the M1 in Dublin, just before midnight.

Speaking to JOE, the Gardaí confirmed that emergency services were alerted to a car on fire at the above location and discovered a male (age unknown) with apparent gunshot wounds beside the car.

The body of the man remains at the scene and the area is currently preserved pending an examination by Garda Crime Scene Examiners.

Diversions are currently in place at the area.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact the incident room at Balbriggan Garda Station on 01- 802 0510, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.