Wednesday 21 February 2018

Body discovered on the outskirts of Athlone town

Town Bridge, Athlone (Picture: Ingo Mehling)
Town Bridge, Athlone (Picture: Ingo Mehling)

GARDAI are treating as suspicious the discovery of a body in the River Shannon.

The body of the man, understood to be originally from Poland, was removed from the water close to the Athlone bypass bridge along the M6 Dublin to Galway road.

It is understood the death is being treated as suspicious.

Gardai were last night interviewing the man’s friends and speaking with people who gathered at the scene.

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