Thursday 24 October 2019

Body found in search for woman who went missing after hen party

Ruth Maguire
Ruth Maguire
Search teams and divers are pictured in the water. Picture Ciara Wilkinson

Elaine Keogh

A body has been recovered from Carlingford Lough in the search for missing woman Ruth Maguire.

A post Mortem will be carried out but it’s understood to be a tragic accident.

The alarm was raised after she went missing on a hen in Carlingford on Saturday.

The body was found between Carlingford and Greenore.

A garda spokesman said the search for the mother-of-three has been stood down following the discovery.

"The body is believed to be that of missing woman Ruth Maguire," gardai said.

"Gardaí wish to thank the public for their help in this instance, the help of the volunteers and the Coast Guard. No further assistance is required."

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