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Body of missing Louth teenager (15) found

He was last seen at his Carlingford home on Friday.

Image: Garda press office

Updated 1.13pm

THE BODY OF a missing 15-year-old teenager has been found.

Declan Hulme was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning leaving his home at Clos na Manach, Carlingford, Co Louth.

The alarm was raised yesterday, and appeal issued for information on his whereabouts.

It is reported that a massive search was launched for the teenager, including the garda helicopter and civil defence.

It is understood the teenager’s body was found this morning, and that gardaí are treating the incident as a personal tragedy.

Originally published 3.20pm, 21 March. Additional reporting by Nicky Ryan

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