Body recovered from River Foyle

Gardai have confirmed that a body has been recovered from the River Foyle this morning.

Gardai have confirmed that a body has been recovered from the River Foyle this morning.

The human remains were found at Islandmore, near Red Bridge at Porthall in Lifford

The scene was sealed off and the remains are being removed from for DNA analysis.

Local Gardai said earlier today that the remains may be those of David Colhoun who has been missing since last May, but it was too early to confirm.

The remains were found at 9 o’clock this morning by workers removing sand from the River Foyle.