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Investigation Police in Denmark rule out foul play in death of Co Meath man Peter Burns

The 29-year-old from Dunboyne, Co Meath went missing in early December after a night out with colleagues

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Peter Burns RIP

Peter Burns RIP

Peter Burns RIP

Police in Denmark have ruled out foul play in the death of Peter Burns who was found death in Aarthus earlier this month after being missing for six weeks.

A police spokesman told the Sunday World today: “The result of the autopsy couldn’t give the exact cause of death.”

“But there is no suspicion whatsoever that his death is a result of a criminal act. The most likely cause of death is drowning.”

“There will be some further examinations – but it will probably take some weeks before we have the final results.”

The 29-year-old from Dunboyne, Co Meath went missing in early December after a night out with colleagues.

His remains were found in the harbour at Aarhas on 17 January after the alarm was raised by a member of the public,

Previously a huge search operation had been carried by police with assistance of Navy divers before it was stood down.

His funeral in Co Meath took place last week.

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