DUBLIN: Body of woman found after planned search by Gardai

Gardai have discovered the body of a woman this afternoon in Blanchardstown.

As part of a planned search by the Divisional search team for a missing woman Gardai discovered the remains of a female, yet to be identified.

Garda with back to camera

The search took place this afternoon shortly after 2pm in an area of undergrowth between Clonsilla Road and Snugborough Rd.

The scene has been preserved and the State Pathologist and the Garda Technical Bureau has been notified.

The body remains at the scene.

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