Aoife Phelan Murder Investigation
Shortly after 11am this morning 7th November 2012 as part of a planned search operation, Gardaí discovered the body of a female located at Timahoe Road in Portlaoise.
The scene has been preserved, pending a full technical examination which has now commenced. The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified.
Dr. Cassidy is currently at the scene carrying out a preliminary examination.
A post mortem will take place later today.