Gardaí investigating after walker finds body on the shore

Galway Daily news Missing 17 year old teenager found safe and well

Gardaí are investigating after a body was discovered on the coastline in south Galway yesterday.

A walker out on the coast at Doorus, north of Kinvara, found the body around 11:30am on Tuesday morning.

The remains, understood to be that of a female, have been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Galway.

The local Coroner was notified and the Office of the State Pathologist have been requested to conduct a post-mortem examination.

Gardaí said in a statement that “Efforts to identify the deceased are ongoing and the outcome of the post-mortem will determine the course of the Garda investigation.”