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Missing person probe upgraded to murder investigation by gardai

Pat Heeran
Pat Heeran

Gardaí have launched a murder investigation six years after a man went missing from a west of Ireland town.

Pat Heeran (48) was last seen in Mohill, Co Leitrim at 4.20pm on the 3rd October, 2011.

He was reported missing to gardaí on October 14.

Gardai will hold a public appeal for information in the town tomorrow.

It is understood a search is underway in the Leitrim area.

More to follow...