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Thursday 25 May 2017

Body found in Limerick identified as missing Chloe (15)

Chloe Kinsella
Chloe Kinsella

THE body of missing schoolgirl Chloe Kinsella has been recovered from the River Shannon in Limerick City.

The 15-year old from Kenyon Avenue, Kileely, had been missing for six days.

A major search involving hundreds of volunteers, Limerick Marine Search and Rescue, and the Shannon-based Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter, has now ended.

Divers attached to Limerick Marine Search and Rescue Service recovered the teenager's remains at Brown's Quay, Thomondgate/Kileely shortly before midday.

Chloe's sister Linsey (23), positively identified the remains at the scene where a large crowd had gathered.

The body has been removed from the scene to University Hospital Limerick for a post mortem.

A press briefing is to be held at Kileely Community Centre at 2pm.

David Raleigh

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