Gardai this morning say they are continuing to investigate all the circumstances of an alleged assault that is reported to have occurred in the Slieve League/Killybegs area of County Donegal between Saturday 24th June 2023 and Sunday 25th June 2023.
Yesterday Gardaí, with the assistance of the Coast Guard recovered a body from the water at Slieve League.
The body has since been removed from the scene and taken to Letterkenny University Hospital. The State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem will take place in due course.
An incident room has been established at Ballyshannon Garda station under the direction of a Senior Investigating Officer. A family liaison officer has been appointed to the family of the deceased man.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing to any persons travelling in the vicinity of Killybegs/Slieve League between the afternoon of Saturday 24th June 2023 and the evening of Sunday 25th June 2023 who observed any activity which drew their attention to come forward.