Naval Service Dive Team recover body.

The body of a male has been recovered by a Naval Service Dive Team using specialist side scan sonar equipment from the River Lee in Cork City this evening.

The Naval Service deployed the team in response to a request from the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 4.00pm yesterday evening and commenced diving operations in the River Lee in the vicinity of the Lee Fields.

The body of a male was recovered at approximately 3.50pm, his remains have been brought to Cork University Hospital.


Press Release Date: 16 November, 2011

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