Suspected body part found at Limerick-Clare border

David Hurley


David Hurley


Suspected body part found in Limerick-Clare border

Garda at Ardnacrusha station are investigating the discovery of the suspected shin-bone

Gardai have launched a major investigation following the discovery of a suspected body part near the Limerick – Clare border.

What is believed to a be a shin bone was found on the banks of the river Shannon at Doonass, Clonlara at around 1.30pm yesterday.

After gardai from Ardnacrusha were alerted by a member of the public, the scene was sealed off to facilitate a forensic examination.

Further searches have also been conducted in the area.

The suspected shin-bone was brought to University Hospital Limerick (UHL) last night where it will be examined further.

A garda spokesman confirmed investigations are ongoing and he appealed for anyone with information to contact Ardnacrusha garda station. 

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