The body of a man, understood to be a foreign national, was discovered in an apartment at Castle Street Kells, earlier this evening.

A Garda spokesperson confirmed the situation to Meath Live.

In a statement they said, ‘ Gardaí in Kells were called to an incident at an apartment on Castle Street, Kells this evening at approximately 5.15p.m. where the ambulance service were in attendance.

A man (early 40s) was pronounced dead and his body has been removed to Navan Mortuary where a post mortem will take place in the morning, Friday 20th November, 2020.

The post mortem results will determine the course of the investigation’.