Body recovered of elderly man in Rathmullen area

A body has been recovered in the Inch area of Lough Swilly near Rathmullen this evening.

A search had been launched this morning between Ramelton and Rathmullen for a man who had been missing from his home since yesterday.

The man, who is 73 years of age, was last seen around 8pm last night.

The Lough Swilly Lifeboat team has just confirmed to Highland Radio News that a body had been recovered in that past hour.