Gardaí have launched an investigation after a body part was washed up on a West Donegal beach today.
The limb, believed to be a part of a leg, was found washed up in Gaoth Dobhair.
It is understood the leg was found by a walker at Bunbeg Beach.
A Garda Spokesperson confirmed that searches are now ongoing in the area.
The area has been cordoned off and a full investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the discovery.
“Gardaí and the Coast Guard are currently carrying out searches along the coastline following the discovery of human remains on Bunbeg Beach, Donegal, today 18th February 2020,” the Garda spokesperson said.
“A scene is currently in place. Investigations are ongoing.”