Another Tragic Death, Sadly in Drogheda?

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Body found in search for man who had been missing for nine days

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A body has been found in the search for a Louth man who was missing for nine days before the discovery, Gardai confirmed on Thursday.a man wearing a green shirt© Provided by Extra.ie

David Dowling, 47, was missing from the North Road area of Drogheda since Monday, February 8.

A public appeal was issued for information about Mr Dowling’s disappearance on February 9 as Gardai said his family were concerned for his wellbeing.a man looking at the camera: A body has been found in the search for Louth man David Dowling who was missing for 10 days before the discovery, Gardai confirmed on Thursday. Pic: An Garda Siochana© Provided by Extra.ie A body has been found in the search for Louth man David Dowling who was missing for 10 days before the discovery, Gardai confirmed on Thursday. Pic: An Garda Siochana

Mr Dowling was described as being 5’9” with short brown hair and hazel eyes and when last seen, he was wearing a dark three quarter length jacket with a green Irish crest on it.’

On Thursday morning, Gardai confirmed that a body had been found in the search for Mr Dowling and the search has since been stood down.a bag of luggage: A public appeal was issued for information about Mr Dowling’s disappearance on February 9 as Gardai said his family were concerned for his wellbeing. Pic: Shutterstock© Provided by Extra.ie A public appeal was issued for information about Mr Dowling’s disappearance on February 9 as Gardai said his family were concerned for his wellbeing. Pic: Shutterstock

A Garda spokesperson said: ‘Following the discovery of a body yesterday, Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the search for missing person David Dowling has been stood down.

‘We would like to thank the media and public for their assistance in this matter. No further media action is required and no further information is available.’

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