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.