Friday 09 March 2012 - Naval Service Dive Team recover body.

The body of a male has been recovered by a Naval Service Dive Team from the River Lee in Cork City this afternoon.

The Naval Service deployed the team in response to a request from the Gardai following Mallow Search and Rescue having identified a vehicle in the water using a side-scan sonar.

The team arrived on scene at 1.30pm and commenced diving operations in the River Lee in the vicinity of Kennedy Quay.

The body of a male was recovered from the vehicle at approximately 2.15pm, his remains have been brought to Cork University Hospital.

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Press Release Date:  09 March, 2012

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