Gardaí carrying out search for missing woman discover body in undergrowth
The remains - which are yet to be identified - were discovered shortly after 2pm
GARDAI carrying out a search for missing woman Linda Christian have found a woman's body this afternoon.
The remains of the woman - which are yet to be identified - were discovered shortly after 2pm in an area of undergrowth between Clonsilla Road and Snugborough Rd in Blanchardstown, Dublin.
The scene has been preserved and the State Pathologist and the Garda Technical Bureau have been notified.
The body remains at the scene.
Gardaí wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing 29 yr old Linda Christian, missing from Blanchardstown. Any info call 01-666-7000 pic.twitter.com/PnX20RzOAb— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) July 5, 2017
The woman has not yet been identified and a cause of death has not been established.
Gardaí first issued an appeal for missing woman Linda Christian on July 3. She was reporting missing since June 23 in the Blanchardstown area.
The 29-year-old is described as being 5ft 3, of slim build with long brown hair and green eyes.
When last seen, gardaí report her to be wearing a green bomber jacket, blue jeans and carrying a pink gym bag.
Gardaí renewed their appeal on July 5, and said gardaí had a "genuine concern for her wellbeing".
They issued two more appeals recently and said Linda’s family and An Garda Síochána are very concerned for her welfare.
Anyone who may have any information can contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 - 6667000, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.