It's understood attempts had been made to conceal the body of a man found dead at his Westmeath home this week.
Belgian native Stefan Posschier, aged in his 60s, was found dead at a house near Milltownpass on Tuesday evening.
It's believed he died in violent circumstances and the results of a post-mortem are due today. The Garda Technical Bureau has carried out a forensic examination at the scene. It's understood a male person of interest is help gardai with their inquiries.