'Human arm' found in Co Meath field
Published Friday, 01 November 2013
Gardaí have launched an investigation and a search operation after a human body part, thought to be an arm, was found in a Co Meath field.
Gardaí are investigating after an arm was found in Co Meath. (© Getty)
The discovery was made on Friday afternoon in a wooded area called The Mayne in Clonee.
Gardaí in Ashbourne were called after the arm was spotted by a passerby at around 4.30pm.
The scene was sealed-off and examinations and a search carried out.
The part remained at the scene on Friday night and will be moved to the morgue in Navan at a later stage.
Search teams are to reconvene on Saturday morning.
A Garda spokesman said: "We have no further information at this stage; searches will continue at first light tomorrow morning."
© UTV News