Body Discovered In Austria In Search For Missing Meath Man

Rebecca O'Connor
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The body of a 21 year old Meath man has been recovered from a canal in Vienna.

Ross Hanlon from Athboy went missing a week ago, after getting separated from his friends during a night out in the Austrian capital.

In a post on Facebook, Ross’s brother Craig has thanked everyone for their support over the past week, adding that they will now bring Ross home.

Like to thank everyone for the support. We are going to bring Ross home and give him what he deserves we all love you so much and we will see you soon stay strong brother ❤️

Posted by Craig Hanlon on Friday, 26 January 2018

Austrian publication De Standard reported that the body of the Dundalk IT student was taken from the canal by divers searching in the Freda Meissner Blue Promenade area.

Ross had celebrated his 21st birthday on the 9th of January.

There has been an outpouring of support online for his family, girlfriend and friends.

Featured image credit : Craig Hanlon on Facebook