Gardaí say all inquiries following the discovery of a body in Laois lead to Rafal Filipowicz.
The 30-year old Polish national had been last seen leaving Portlaoise Hospital on March 16th.
On Tuesday morning, Coillte workers reported that they had found human remains in a wooded area of Straboe, outside Portlaoise.
A spokesperson for the force has said there’s no indication of foul play.
Mr Filipowicz’ family are now assisting in the process of identifying the body.