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Body of woman recovered from Donegal river following search

The body of a woman in her 60s has been recovered near Stranorlar

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Rescue 118 unable to land at Sligo University Hospital due to helipad issues

File image: Resuce 118 on a mission in Donegal

The body of a woman has been recovered from the River Finn this morning.

The recovery was made at Drumboe, Stranorlar after an extensive search overnight in the town.

The Sligo-based Rescue 118 helicopter was involved in the search was which coordinated by gardaí and also involved Coast Guard units.

The body of a woman, in her 60s, was recovered from the water.  Gardaí say they are investigating an incident of sudden death.

The body has been removed to the mortuary in Letterkenny University Hospital and a post mortem will take place.

A file will be prepared for the Coroners Court.