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Saturday, July 22, 2006

Foul play not ruled out after body find

Gardai are not ruling out foul play after the discovery of a body in the river Shannon this morning.

The body Alan Kennedy who was in his twenties was found near Athlunkard Bridge around 8am by Gardai and Limerick Marine Search and Rescue.

It is believed that he did suffer some kind of head injury and may have been dead for a number of days.

Margaret Bolster, was to carry out a post mortem examination on the man's body at Mid-Western Regional Hospital today.

Gardai say the dead man was known to them.

Watch a short RTE report on the death.
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