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Investigation underway by gardaí following the discovery of skeletal remains in Dublin

A site in Lissenfield off the Lower Rathmines Road has remained sealed off by gardaí for a third consecutive day following the discovery of skeletal remains.

The remains were discovered on Thursday with the further discovery of more remains being discovered yesterday.

The remains are believed to be five to 20 years old of more recent origin. The gender and age has not been established yet.

The scene is currently under examination by the Garda Technical Bureau as well as a forensic anthropologist.

A post-mortem will also be carried out on the remains.

-Sam Fitzsimons

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