Search for missing Sligo teenager stood down following recovery of body from River Liffey

The search for a missing Sligo teenager has been stood down after a body was recovered from the River Liffey in Dublin yesterday.

16 year old Hazhar Hashemi had been missing from Drumcliff since Tuesday last.

Gardaí issued on appeal to help locate him on Thursday.

In a statement today, a spokesperson said ‘An Garda Síochána would like to thank the media and public for their assistance in this matter. No further action is required and no further information is available at this time.’