Remains found in a car in Lough Erne last week confirmed to be those of missing man Tony Lynch

Remains found in a car in Lough Erne last week have been confirmed to be those of missing man Tony Lynch.

Mr Lynch was last seen in Clones in January 2002 and searches of lakes across the local region began in January in a bid to locate his car.

Gardaí reported that a car believed to be his was discovered on the 18th of May and examinations were carried out.

This afternoon the family confirmed to Northern Sound that the remains were Tony Lynch’s and they are returning to his home in Magheraveely this evening with a burial to take place in Donagh tomorrow.