Man's body found in submerged car in County Kildare

The body of a man has been found in a canal in the Republic of Ireland.

The body was discovered inside a car that was submerged in the water at Kilmeage, Naas, in County Kildare.

A member of the public reported the submerged car to police at about 10:00 GMT and the body was found as the vehicle was taken out of the canal.

Police have appealed to anyone who was in the vicinity of the canal at Kilmeage between 19:00 GMT on Friday and Saturday morning to contact them.

The man was in his late 20s.