29/05/2019

Body Found In Missing Person Search

The search for a "high-risk missing person" in north Belfast has sadly ended with the discovery of a body.

Volunteers from the Community Rescue Service (CRS) were deployed to the area on Tuesday morning, 28 May, to assist in the search for a person who had been missing from their home for some time.

A wide area was covered in a combined operation with the police. CRS volunteers were assisted by a Lowland rescue search dog.

A body was found in the north Belfast area on Tuesday afternoon.
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Writing on Facebook, a CRS spokesperson confirmed the news: "We regret to inform you that on the afternoon of Tuesday, CRS volunteers discovered a body believed to be that of the missing person.

"The management and volunteers of the Community Rescue Service extend their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased.

"CRS volunteers were assisted by Lowland Rescue Search dog Tess. LR Dogs are trained and deployed through a joint working arrangement with our colleagues in Search and Rescue Dog Association, SARDA Ireland North."



(JG/CM)

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