File image of Cairnryan, where Daniel McLaughlin's body was recovered. Alamy Stock Photo

Gardaí stand down missing person appeal after man's body recovered at Scottish Port

74-year-old Daniel McLaughlin had been reported missing from his Co Donegal home.

GARDAÍ HAVE STOOD down a missing person appeal for a Co Donegal man after his body was recovered in Scotland.

74-year-old Daniel McLaughlin was reported missing from his home in Co Donegal on 28 July.

A body was recovered at the port of Cairnryan in Scotland on 1 July and McLaughlin was later identified via DNA analysis by Police Scotland.

A garda spokesperson thanked the public and the media for their assistance in this matter.