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Garda Appeal: Body found near Kinvara

Gardaí in Gort are appealing for assistance to identify the body of a man who was found washed up on the shore at Aughinish, Kinvara on Sunday evening last.
At approximately 8.50pm on Sunday gardaí responded to a report that the body of a male was found washed up on the rocks at Aughinish. A local doctor was called and he was pronounced dead at 10pm at scene.

The man is of now still unidentified. He is described as between 50 and 70 years, approximately 5’7″ in height, reddish hair, receding hair line and blue eyes.

His clothing and a number of items found on his person are described as follows:

· 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 with 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

Anyone with any information can contact Gort Garda Station on 091 636400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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