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Gardai in Leitrim renew appeal for information about un-identified remains

Nov 14, 2021 09:11 By Shannonside News
Gardai in Leitrim renew appeal for information about un-identified remains Gardai in Leitrim renew appeal for information about un-identified remains
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The remains were found in May 1986.

Gardai in Leitrim have renewed their appeal for information about un-identified remains found off the coast of the county in 1986.

The body was discovered on the 1st of May, at Knockbrack in Tullaghan.

A post mortem was completed but the remains were never formally identified, the man was later buried at St. Clare's Cemetery in Manorhamilton.

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The man was thought to be aged between 30 and 50, and was between 5ft 4 and 5ft 7 with two distinctive tattoos - one on each arm.

Gardai attached to the missing person's unit this year collected a DNA sample to cross reference against worldwide databases and that work is continuing.

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