19 year old youth loses his life in drowning accident in Killarney

A 19 year old teenager has lost his life after drowning in a river in the Muckross area of Killarney this morning.Gardai and the emergency services travelled to the Muckross area near the lakeshore at 10 past 6 this morning.A number of youths were present at the scene and a search was carried out by the Killarney water services.The body was later recovered and brought ashore and the youth was pronounced dead the scene.The 19 year olds body was taken to Kerry general where a post mortem was carried out.Gardai in Killarney say the identity of deceased will not be released until all next of kin have been informed.

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