Slieve League probe: Incident room established at Ballyshannon Garda station

Gardai this morning say they are continuing to investigate all the circumstances of an alleged assault that is reported to have occurred in the Slieve League/Killybegs area of County Donegal between Saturday 24th June 2023 and Sunday 25th June 2023.


Yesterday Gardaí, with the assistance of the Coast Guard recovered a body from the water at Slieve League.



The body has since been removed from the scene and taken to Letterkenny University Hospital. The State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem will take place in due course.




An incident room has been established at Ballyshannon Garda station under the direction of a Senior Investigating Officer. A family liaison officer has been appointed to the family of the deceased man.


Investigating Gardaí are appealing to any persons travelling in the vicinity of Killybegs/Slieve League between the afternoon of Saturday 24th June 2023 and the evening of Sunday 25th June 2023 who observed any activity which drew their attention to come forward.