Gardai confirm body of missing 74-year-old woman has been found

Kathleen Reilly
Kathleen Reilly

Gardai have confirmed that the body of 74-year-old Kathleen Reilly, who was missing from Athlone, has been located.

Her body was found last night and was removed to the morgue at Tullamore hospital where a post mortem is expected to take place today.

She was last sighted at 2:30pm, last Thursday June 16 near the Primary Care Centre in Clonbrusk, Athlone, Co Westmeath.

She went missing while walking her dog earlier this week.

The alarm was raised when the dog returned to the house without her.