Man's body found in Phoenix Park in Dublin

A man's body has been found in Phoenix Park in Dublin.

The body was discovered in a sleeping bag near the Wellington Monument in the park at about 01:30 GMT on Friday.

It is understood there were burn injuries on his body. The area where the discovery was made has been cordoned off by police.

They have appealed to anyone who was in the area of Wellington Road between 00:30 GMT and 01:00 GMT to contact them.