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Re-appeal for Body Found at Lough Inagh Valley, Galway on the 8/12/06

Body Found at Lough Inagh Valley, Galway

Garda are re-appealing for information in relation to the body that was found on December the 8th, 2006 in the woods by Lough Inagh, in Connemara. It is estimated that the body had been in the woods since the summer of 2005 before its discovery.

Gardaí in Clifden with the help of the Galway West Coroner and Dundee University have released a composite picture of what the man would have looked like and are trying to identify who he is.

The man is aged between 44 and 66 years, he is 5 foot 7.5 inches, of stocky build. He wore a “Bush Sports” yellow hooded jacket. Gardaí believe the man may have come from Germany.


• A mans body was discovered on at Lough Inagh Valley, Connemara in December 2006 and it’s believed the body was there for 1 year.

• Gardaí are appealing for hotels, B&Bs and hostels to recheck their registers and to rethink if any individual stayed there in the years 2005 and 2006, particular individual may of left behind clothing and in addition may not have paid their bill.

• The man didn’t have enough clothing or belongings with him to indicate that he was out walking for nothing other than a walk or a hike in the woods.

• A carton of orange juice was discovered with the body, the best before date was the end of the summer of 2005. The orange juice had to of been purchased in the previous 6 months.

• There was a bus ticket found on the man, unfortunately the ticket was weathered and faded.

• Also found on him was a prescription for medication with German writing on same.

• There was also sunglasses found on the body which investigators have established were purchased in Northern Germany in a small town near Hamburg.

Gardaí at Clifden Garda Station are investigating              Telephone 095 22500