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Search for a 'Disappeared' victim
27 Aug 2014 09:09
Fresh searches for one of the so-called 'Disappeared' victims will begin in Co Meath.
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Brendan Megraw was abducted from his home in west Belfast in 1978.
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The Independent Commission for the Location of Victims' Remains says a "geophysical survey" will focus on a bog in Oristown near Kells.
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The commission has carried out searches in this area before, the most recent in 2010 but now fresh information has come to light.
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Over the next few days, specialist forensic investigators will carry out a ground-penetrating radar examination to map a five-acre area not previously analysed.
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Brendan Megraw was 23 years old when he was abducted from Twinbrook in Belfast in 1978, and murdered by the IRA.
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His family have welcomed the new information but have said they are wary of getting their hopes up.
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