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# identified - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Front door key the clue which led to identification of man found dead in 2014

The Polish national’s identity was confirmed after new information came to light.

# identified - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later

Remains of 40% of the people who died in the attacks have yet to be identified.

# identified - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Belgian authorities finally have the 'man in the hat' in custody

Mohamed Abrini has confessed to being the man seen at Brussels airport.

# identified - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

UK police forensics 'ignore' attempted burglaries at odd-numbered houses

The scheme was part of cost-cutting measures by the Leicestershire police force.

# identified - Monday 8 December, 2014

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.

# identified - Friday 14 November, 2014

Human remains found at Dublin recycling centre identified as missing man

Mark Burke from Dun Laoghaire was identified using DNA.

# identified - Friday 26 September, 2014

251 passengers who died on flight MH17 have now been identified

26 victims were named this week, 19 of whom were Dutch.

# identified - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Gardaí identify body of German man eight years after discovery in Galway woods

After a facial reconstruction image was released to the media in Germany, the man’s brother came forward and DNA profiles confirmed his identity this month.

# identified - Friday 31 January, 2014

Judge rules couple accused of sex slavery can be named

The two are accused of a number of offences against the women – one of whom has a severe learning disability.

# identified - Monday 13 January, 2014

Police say fire in which woman’s body was found was not suspicious

The fire took place at a house in the Georges Lane area of Newry on Saturday night.

# identified - Thursday 7 November, 2013

GPO girl moving into HSE adult mental health care

The High Court discharged the care orders that had been made under the Child Care Act.

# identified - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

The mystery of the girl found on O'Connell Street: what we know

Australian police have been drawn into the investigation after the girl was identified last night, almost one month after she was found in Dublin.

# identified - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Gardaí to work with Aussie police as girl found outside GPO is identified

Gardaí have thanked the public for its assistance and are now following a definite line of inquiry.

# identified - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Banks will be 'named and shamed' over complaints from now on

Financial service providers who have at least three complaints against them substantiated will be named by the Financial Sevices Ombudsman.

# identified - Friday 26 July, 2013

Gardaí 'confident' they've identified body found in Phibsboro house

A badly decomposed body was discovered by gardaí at 44 Royal Canal Bank Way in Dublin 7 on Wednesday.

# identified - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Scientists identify early predictors for Huntington's disease

A new study shows that the results could be used in future drug trials for people who are gene positive for HD but who are not yet showing overt symptoms.

# identified - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Gardaí identify body of man found in Ballymun apartment

The man has been named as 31-year-old Kamel El Habsati, a Dutch citizen of Moroccan descent.

# identified - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Second set of remains positively identified as being those of Catherine Gowing

Welsh police confirmed the news that the second set of remains which had been found were also those of the missing woman.

# identified - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Remains discovered in Dublin identified

Gardaí have identified the remains of a person uncovered in the Dublin mountains on Sunday as those of missing Dublin man James Kenny McDonagh.

# identified - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Police name second woman whose remains were found in Gloucestershire

Police found human remains in the area last month, near where the body of Sian O’Callaghan was dumped.

# identified - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Remains identified as missing woman

Gardaí have said that the remains are those of Bernie Gavan, who went missing in 2007.