Bodies of man and woman discovered in house in Cavan
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Bodies of man and woman discovered in house in Cavan

A GARDA investigation has been launched following the discovery of two bodies in a house in County Cavan.

The remains, believed to be that of a man and a woman both aged in their 40s, were discovered in a residence in the Cloverhill area last night, Sunday 7 February.

According to a statement from Gardaí, the bodies were found after officers were called to the scene at around 8pm last night.

The bodies, believed to be those of a man and woman aged in their 40s, will undergo a post-mortem examination later today to determine the course of the investigation [Picture: RollingNews.ie]
It is understood that the man and woman had not been seen for a number of days.

The premises have been sealed off awaiting a technical examination, and the Office of the State Pathologist has been notified of the sad discovery.

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Post-mortem examinations on both bodies are due to be carried out today, with Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the pair's deaths.

The results of the post-mortem examinations will determine the course of the investigation.

A source told The Irish Times that there were no "obvious signs" that their deaths were the result of foul play, and there is a possibility they could have died suddenly from a gas leak or another similar cause.

Investigations continue.