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Sad end to search for missing Kathleen

Thu, Jun 23, 2016

The late Kathleen Reilly, whose body was recovered from the water at Coosan Lough on Tuesday.

There is widespread sadness among the community in Coosan and Athlone after the body of missing local woman Kathleen Reilly was located on Tuesday evening (June 21).

A major search had been under way for more than five days for the 74-year-old woman, who had been last seen near the Primary Care Centre in Clonbrusk last Thursday afternoon.

On Tuesday evening, Kathleen's remains were found close to the shore at Coosan Lough by a local fisherman, and were removed to the morgue at the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore, where a postmortem was to take place yesterday (Wednesday).


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