The body of a man was recovered from a river at Frenchpark, Co Roscommon yesterday evening.

A search had been underway in the area since Saturday, after a farmer in his 50s from the area was reported missing.

Foul play is not suspected.

The discovery was made yesterday evening by members of the Garda Water Unit as part of ongoing searches.

After the man was reported missing to gardaí on Saturday, searches got underway involving local Gardaí, Civil Defence, the Garda Water Unit and local people.

The search has been stood down.

The body was removed to the mortuary at Roscommon Hospital.

A file will be prepared for the Coroner.


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