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Police in Wales find more human remains in search for Catherine Gowing

The remains were discovered by an off duty police officer along the banks of a river.

North Wales police officers search for Catherine Gowing on 20 October
North Wales police officers search for Catherine Gowing on 20 October
Image: Andrew Price/View Finder Pictures/PA Wire

POLICE IN NORTH Wales have found further human remains in the search for missing Irish woman Catherine Gowing.

The remains were discovered by an off duty police officer along the banks of the River Dee just after 2 o’clock this afternoon. Some human remains were also discovered nearby in a shallow pool in a field in Flintshire yesterday.

Officers taking part in the ongoing search for Catherine Gowing have been alerted to the discovery and have coordinated the response.

A spokesperson for the North Wales police said the remains have been recovered and the scene has been secured pending a forensic examination and further detailed search.

The remains will be subject to a post mortem and forensic examination to determine the identity of the person. The results of forensic examinations on both sets of remains are due to be known next week.

The 37-year-old vet from Offaly has been missing since 12 October. Clive Sharp, 46, has been charged with her murder and remains in custody.

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