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Post Mortem Taking Place On Body Found In Laois

It's believed a tragic accident occurred.

A post-mortem on the body of an elderly man found near a Laois bog will take place today. 

His body was discovered near the Manor Hotel in Abbeyleix after he failed to return from a walk on Wednesday.

It's believed the man in his 80s slipped and fell into a drain accidentally while going for a walk on the bog. 

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