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Two arrests after discovery of man's body in County Laois

Irish police at the house on Spa Street, Portarlington Image copyright RTÉ
Image caption The house where the man's body was found was cordoned off by police

Two men have been arrested after the body of a 26-year-old man was found at a house in County Laois.

The discovery was made at a property on Spa Street, Portarlington, at about 17:00 GMT on Saturday.

The Irish state broadcaster, RTÉ, said it understood the man was a Latvian national and that he had been stabbed.

The house has been cordoned off. The arrested men, one in his 30s and the other in his 40s, are being questioned at Portlaoise garda (police) station.

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