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Body found off Skerries coast to undergo post-mortem

Gardaí are investigating if the body is that of a man who went missing off a trawler near Clogherhead in January
Mar 5th 2012, 7:44 AM 2,197 2

THE BODY OF a man was found off the coast of Skerries last night.

A trawler found the remains near the Rockabill lighthouse yesterday afternoon and it was brought into Skerries Harbour.

Gardaí say that a post-mortem will take place today on the body.

They are pursuing a number of avenues as to the identity of the person found, one of which is that he may be a fisherman who went missing in January off the coast of Clogherhead.

He had fallen overboard from a trawler, the Zenith, when it was around 19 miles east of Clogherhead.

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Aoife Barry

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