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Gardai appeal after unidentified man's body is pulled from the water

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Gardai are appealing for the public's help
Gardai are appealing for the public's help

Gardai are looking for the public's help to identify a man whose body was found in Co Clare on Sunday.

At approximately 8.50pm on Sunday June 19 Gardaí in Gort received a report that the body of a male was found washed up on the rocks at Aughinish, Kinvara, Co Clare.

When they went to the scene, they found the body of a male.

A local doctor was called and he was pronounced dead at 10pm at scene.
 
The male is of now still unidentified.

He is described as between 50 and 70 years, approx. 5'7" in height, reddish hair, receding hair line and blue eyes.

Gardai have issued the following description of his clothing and a number of items found on his person in a bid to identify him;
 
 
·         Blue Marks and Spencer Easy Care Pyjama, top & bottom
·         Grey Boss V neck Jumper Regular Fit
·         Grey Pin Stripe Trousers and Jacket with Irish Action Autism Badge

·         Black Belt Brass Buckle

·         Pair of Black Mark and Spencer Trouser Braces
·         Grey Debenhams and Freeman Zip Jacket Size Small to fit size 38 to 96
·         White handkerchief with light blue stripes on edges
·         Brown Clarke shoes Size 9 1/2
·         2 mis-matched blue socks
·         Pink toe spacer in left shoe
 
 
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with any information to contact Gort Garda station 091 636400, the Garda Confidential  Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.