Body discovered in Dublin house may have been there since 2009

An Garda Síochána na hÉireann (Irish police) Police say man's body 'undiscovered for up to four years'

The badly decomposed body of a man, discovered in a derelict house in North Dublin, may have been there since 2009.

Police have appealed to the public to help identify the man’s remains which were discovered in in a house in Phibsboro on Wednesday. A post-mortem revealed he died from natural causes.

Police released an image of a Pulsar watch that was found on the remains in the hope that a relative or friend might recognize it.

According to the Irish Examiner, he is described as being between 5' - 5'6" tall, of thin build, and was found wearing navy boots, combat pants and a green-striped jumper.

Police are checking missing persons reports and dental records in efforts to establish his identity.