Ben Garrett

Second body recovered from the sea in Galway City identified as Ben Garrett

Ben Garrett

Updated at 10:30pm

Gardaí have confirmed that the body recovered from the Docks in Galway, just before noon today, was that of missing Mayo man Ben Garrett.

Today’s discovery followed the recovery of another body yesterday from Galway Bay. Both bodies were taken to the University Hospital for Post-Mortems. Speaking to Galway Bay FM, this afternoon Gardaí said that DNA samples were taken from the families of Anthony Henehan and Ben Garrett and forwarded to a laboratory for analysis. Anthony Henehan from Kiltoom was last seen on March 10th and Ben Garrett from Mayo was last seen on March 31st.

(Originally published at 4pm)