Gardaí confirm body found during search is Anne Shortall

Gardai in Wicklow town have confirmed that the woman’s body found on Tuesday during the search of a missing woman is that of Anne Shortall.

The results of a postmortem which was completed today have been withheld by Gardai as the investigation continues.

A 38-year-old man, who was arrested yesterday, remains in custody at Wicklow Garda Station.

Anne’s funeral is due to take place on Friday morning. Funeral details here

Gardaí are asking anyone with information that may be of assistance in the investigation to contact Wicklow Garda Station on 0404-60140.

A vigil will be held on Parnell bridge tonight in Wicklow town at 9pm.

 

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