Body identified by Gardai

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Gardaí have identified the body discovered on the 31st May 2010 as Lee Slattery (aged 24), who had been  missing from the  Ballynanty area of Limerick since the 27th May 2010.

The body was discovered in the Delmege House area. This is an old estate near Moyross. The post-mortem on the body has been completed,  and the results have been supplied to the investigation team. They show that Lee died as a result of gunshot wounds.

 

Gardaí in Limerick are anxious to trace the final movements of Lee, and as such are appealing to members of the public to contact them with any information they may have. In particular, Gardaí are appealing for anyone who saw or heard anything on Thursday night (late) 27/5/10 or Friday morning (early) 28/5/10 in the Ballynanty or Delmege House areas.

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As part of a search of the wider area, Gardaí have recovered a handgun, which is currently being technically examined.

Any member of the public can contact the Gardaí in strictest confidence at the incident room in Mayorstone Garda station (061 456 980), the Garda Confidential line 1800 666 111, or at any Garda station throughout the country.