Monday 23 October 2017

Body recovered in search for missing student Brian Gubbins (19)

Brian Gubbins (left)
Brian Gubbins (left)

Jennifer McShane

A body has been recovered in the search for missing Brian Gubbins (19) this morning.

The body of a young man was discovered in the water in the Bridge Street area in Galway this morning at around 10am.

Gardai told independent.ie that the body hasn’t been positively identified as of yet, and a postmortem will take place tomorrow.

Originally from Nenagh Co Tipperary, he was last seen in Carbon Nightclub on Eglinton Street in Galway at around 12:15 on Thursday.

His friends say he hasn’t been seen since.

Brian is six foot tall of slim build, with fair skin, blue eyes and short brown hair.

When last seen he was wearing a grey poloshirt with white trim on the collar, and blue jeans.

His friends organised a huge social media campaign to locate him.

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