Body recovered from Cavan river

Tuesday 02 April 2013 22.26
Ricky McDermott was last seen on Church Street, Virginia, in the early hours of yesterday
Ricky McDermott was last seen on Church Street, Virginia, in the early hours of yesterday

The body of a man has been recovered from the River Blackwater in Virginia, Co Cavan.

The discovery was made shortly after 5pm by gardaí and civil defence teams searching the area for missing teenager Ricky McDermott.

The 17-year-old has been missing since Easter Sunday. The body was removed to hospital for formal identification.