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Saturday 10 December 2016

Gardai seek help in identifying body of male discovered on shoreline

Published 22/06/2016 | 10:07

GARDAI are seeking the public's help in identifying the body of a man found on the shoreline in Co Clare over the weekend wearing an Irish Action Autism Badge.

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The body was discovered shortly before 9pm on Sunday evening washed up on the rocks at Aughinish in Co Clare.

A local doctor was called to the scene and pronounced the man dead at 10pm.

The man is believed to be between 50 and 70 years of age.

He is 5"7, red receding hair and blue eyes.

Gardai also found a number of personal items in his possession:

·         Blue Marks and Spencer Easy Care Pyjama, top & bottom

·         Grey Boss V neck Jumper Regular Fit

·         Grey Pin Stripe Trousers and Jacket with Irish Action Autism Badge

·         Black Belt Brass Buckle

·         Pair of Black Mark and Spencers Trouser Braces

·         Grey Debonham and Freeman Zip Jacket Size Small to fit size 38 to 96

·         White handkerchief with light blue stripes on edges

·         Brown Clarke Shoes Size 9 1/2

·         2 Mis-Matched Blue Socks

·         Pink toe spacer in Left Shoe

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with any information to contact Gort Garda station 091 636400, the Garda Confidential  Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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