Updated: 23/02/12 : 08:14:21
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Carlow farmer's post mortems this morning

Post mortem examinations will be carried out later on the bodies of two men who were found dead in Co Carlow yesterday morning.

The remains of 71-year-old George Rothwell were discovered first after a fire at his farm in Ballycormac near Bagenalstown.

He is understood to have died of gunshot wounds.

Hours later, the body of a second man, 52-year-old Michael Jordan - who was married to Mr Rothwell's sister - was found in a building on an adjoining farm.

Garda¨ª are examining the possibility that the two men may have been involved in a family dispute over land.