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Body found in Limerick identified as missing Chloe (15)

Published 04/10/2013 | 12:53

Chloe Kinsella
Chloe Kinsella

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

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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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