Search stood down as elderly Bruckless man is found dead

An elderly man who was missing from the Bruckless Village area of South Donegal has been found dead.

The alarm was raised last evening when the man was reported missing.

Gardai, the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team, the Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team as well as a SARDA search dog unit took part in the search.

Shortly after 1am this morning the man was found dead in a hay shed.

It is understood the man's death is not being treated as suspicious.