Foyle Search and Rescue assist Gardai in recovering body in Donegal

Sun, 08/09/2019 - 14:40 -- Editor

At 04:25am Sunday 8th of September Garda Siochana requested the assistance of Foyle Search & Rescue in a multi-agency search for a high risk missing person in County Donegal.

Members of FSR's Emergency Response & Swift Water Teams responded to the location on the River Finn at Stranorlar, where they liaised with Garda and Fire Service while Irish Coastguard Helicopter 118 conducted an aerial search.

FSR conducted an initial assessment and then commenced a planned search with assistance of members of the public with local knowledge.

At 07:31 am our teams had the sad task of recovering the body of the missing person, who was a woman in her 60s.