Meath Live understands that the man whose b0dy was discovered in Kilbride yesterday afternoon suffered a violent death.

The body was discovered, wrapped in a carpet, by a walker in a field in Kilbride.

Sources confirmed, “There seems to have been third party involvement in this man’s death. It is looking like we are heading towards a murder investigation,” said a source. “A person out walking their dog made this grim discovery.”

Efforts are underway to try and identify the dead man. Attempts also remain underway to try and determine precisely what injuries he sustained. But a source confirmed he “is believed to have died violently”

Gardaí at Ashbourne continue to investigate the death of a man whose body was discovered on lands at Belgree Lane, Kilbride, Co Meath, on Saturday the 10th of December, 2022.
The scene is currently being examined by members of the Garda Technical Bureau.

The body of the deceased, who has yet to be formally identified, has been removed to the Mortuary in Whitehall, Dublin where a post-mortem examination will be conducted by Dr Margot Bolster, Office of the State Pathologist, later today.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for information. They are particularly appealing to anyone who travelled along Belgree Lane, Kilbride on Friday the 9th or Saturday 10th of December, to come forward. Motorists with dashcam footage from this location are asked to make it available to Gardaí.