19/03/2019

Body Found In Search For Missing Belfast Woman

A body has been recovered from the water in County Louth in the search for missing Belfast woman Ruth Maguire.

The 30-year-old, who had been living in Newcastle, County Down, went missing from a hen party in Carlingford at around 11.30pm on Saturday evening, 16 March.
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A major search party was launched after the rest of the hen party were unable to find her, but Gardaí confirmed on Monday afternoon that a body believed to be Ms Maguire had been found in Carlingford Lough.

A post-mortem will be carried out but Gardaí are treating it as a tragic event.

The search was later called off.



(JG/CM)

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