Hunt on to identify dismembered man found in recycling plant

first_imgThe man was aged between 25-45He was between 5ft 8 and 6ft in heightHe had neurosurgical screws in either side of his skull, from recent surgeryA time and cause of death have not yet been givenGardaí are following more than 300 lines of inquiryThe body parts were dismembered – but gardaí are not saying howThe man underwent cranial surgery – possibly due to serious head trauma such as a car accident or serious assault.Doctors or carers may be able to help identify the victim, due to this surgeryFurther analysis is underway in an attempt to identify the race of the man.Gardaí are liaising with Interpol and the missing persons bureau as part of their investigations.Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may be concerned about a male relative or friend whom they have not seen or heard from since June to contact Ballyfermot garda station.Anyone with informtion can contact the station on 01 6667200 or the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.Read: Neurosurgical screws discovered in skull found at Dublin recycling plant> THE SEARCH IS continuing for the identity of a man whose dismembered body was found at a Dublin recycling plant.A human leg was found at the Thortons Recycling Plant on the Killeen Road in Ballyfermot just before midnight on 31 July.The centre was sealed off for investigations and the body part was taken to Tallaght Hospital.More body parts – a portion of a leg from thigh to pelvis – were then discovered at the plant.On 3 August, gardaí said that they believed the remains all came from the same man, and this was confirmed by DNA evidence.Gardaí searched through 1,000 tonnes of waste at the plant, and said they believed that the body parts were at the site for four to five days before being discovered.The Irish Independent reports that 200 rubbish skips around Dublin city were also searched as part of the investigations.It was confirmed yesterday that part of the skull has also been discovered as well as other body parts – but gardaí are not providing any further details of those parts.What do we know so far?Yesterday, gardaí held a press conference with the latest information on the case.They told the press:last_img read more