Gardai rule out foul play after body discovered in Limerick river

River Deel, Rathkeale
River Deel, Rathkeale

Gardai have ruled out foul play after a woman's body was discovered in a river in Co Limerick this morning.

The woman's body was found in the River Deel at the edge of Rathkeale at around 7.30am.

The woman, aged 57, had been reported missing by her family yesterday evening.

A Garda spokesman said: "We are not treating the discovery of the woman's body as suspicious. It's a tragic situation for the family involved."