Man's body found in car park

Man's body found in car park

A male in his 30s has been found dead in the grounds of a Cork city car park this morning.

Gardaí do not believe foul play was involved in the death.

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The body was discovered by a walker early this morning in the Cork City Council car park near Douglas Street in the south inner city.

Both emergency services and gardaí were alerted to the discovery.

A local doctor pronounced the man dead at the scene before the authorities cordoned off the area surrounding the White Street car park.

Garda technical experts carried out a technical examination of the area but it is understood that the man had no signs of injury and his body was removed to Cork University Hospital.

Assistant State Pathologist Dr Margaret Bolster is expected to carry out a postmortem later today as a precautionary measure as there in no suspicion of foul play.

It is understood that the dead man was from the Togher area of Cork. Gardaí spoke to family members in an attempt to establish his last known whereabouts and movements.