DNA results confirm body recovered in South Kilkenny last November is Ballyragget man

It’s been confirmed that a body recovered in South Kilkenny back in November is that of a Ballyragget man.

Liam Roberts went missing from his home in Waterford back in July and extensive searches were carried in the Tramore area in the weeks and months that followed.

A DNA analysis was carried out on remains found on November 8th in the River Suir in Mooncoin and yesterday the family received confirmation that the body found there was that of Liam Roberts.

His brother in law Philip O Reilly told KCLR news this morning its a sad time for the family but they are relieved.