Northern Ireland

Body found in County Wicklow woodland by police

Irish police officer sealing off crime scene

Police in the Republic of Ireland have found a body in woodland in County Wicklow.

The discovery was made at 10:55 GMT at Trooperstown Wood, Rathdrum.

The body remains at the scene and officers have sealed off the area to carry out a technical examination.

The state pathologist has been notified about the death. There are no further details at present