Body recovered following extensive search operation in Rathmullan

first_imgThe body of a 73 year old man missing for five weeks has been uncovered this afternoon.The body of Jimmy Boyle was found in undergrowth around one kilometer away from his home in Oughterlin, Rathmullan.After there was no sign of the man at his home close to St Catherine’s Church, the search was extended through fields and bogland. Milford Gardai contacted the Malin Head Coastguard station who co-ordinated the search. As well as the Rescue 118 helicopter, the Mulroy Coastguard was also dispatched to the coastline around Rathmullan. Local search teams combed the area in and around the man’s home as well as the routes into Rathmullan.The area has now been sealed off for forensic investigation.His remains were found 2 kilometers away from where the man’s bicycle was found earlier this week at Oughterlin.A postmortem is due to take place at Letterkenny University Hospital tomorrow. Body recovered following extensive search operation in Rathmullan was last modified: December 11th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more