04/07/2019

Skeletal Remains Found At Wicklow Recycling Plant

An investigation was launched yesterday after a skull and bones were uncovered at a recycling plant in Bray, County Wicklow.

The human remains are believed to have been "medical specimens" used for the training of medical professionals.

Following a forensic examination, Gardaí determined that no crime had been committed and returned the remains to their rightful owner.



(JG/CM)

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