Human body parts have been found in a bag in Dublin with the head missing.
The alarm was raised shortly before 10pm when human limbs were found in a bag outside houses in Coolock.
Two arms and a leg were found in the bag, it is believed.
Dublin City Coroner has been notified and the State pathologist is expected to visit the scene later on Tuesday.
Crime officers are currently examining the scene, which has been sealed off.
Investigations are continuing.