Dublin tragedy: Gardai probe after discovery of two bodies in Grand Canal

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A probe has been launched by Gardai after two bodies were found in Dublin's Grand Canal this morning. The first report of a body sighting came in just before 8am on Saturday, 6 July 2024.

On arrival, Gardai and emergency services personnel discovered the bodies of two men in their 40s in the canal, both pronounced dead at the scene.

The area remains cordoned off for a full examination, with notifications sent to the Office of the State Pathologist and the local coroner.

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Donnybrook Station-based Gardai are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the grim discovery.

A spokesperson for An Garda Siochana told The Irish Mirror: "The results of post-mortem examinations and local enquiries will determine the course of Garda investigations."

They added: "Gardai have identified both individuals, but the formal identification process is still ongoing."

No further information is available at this time as investigations continue, reports the Irish Mirror.

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