Body of female found in Lucan


Garda and detectives at the scene on the Clonee Road where the body of a young girl has been discovered.

Earlier today Gardai had issued a renewed appeal for missing teen Anastasia Kriegel (14). "Anyone who was here in St. Catherine's Park or on the Clonee Road from 5pm onwards on Monday the 14th of May to contact Lucan Garda Station".

He added Ana's family had reported her missing at about 8pm on Monday, just three hours after she left their home at Newtown Park, Leixlip, and failed to return. They are investigating if Anastasia was with someone when she was last seen.

Gardaí at Lucan in County Dublin, who are now investigating the disappearance of a 14-year-old girl, have discovered the body of a female.

Gardaí are awaiting the results of a post mortem to determine the course of the investigation.

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'They also want the public's assistance and privacy as well as they have another child in the house so we have to be careful around that'.

St Catherine's Park comprises 200 acres of woods and grassland across Dublin and Kildare.

"She was a very well known person in her school and to everyone in the community".

"We believe at the time [she was last seen alive] she may not have been alone".

'The scene is now preserved pending a full Garda technical examination and the body remains at the scene.