Search for Kilcock woman ends after discovery of body

A Garda appeal for information on missing Kilcock woman Karen Stokes has ended after the tragic discovery of a body of a female in the UK on Tuesday evening.

A Garda appeal for information on missing Kilcock woman Karen Stokes has ended after the tragic discovery of a body of a female in the UK on Tuesday evening.

The alarm had been raised by Leixlip Gardai after the 38 year old went missing from her home in Kilcock at lunchtime on Monday.

Gardai have thanked the public for their assistance.

Her brother Ian Byrne posted the sad news on his Facebook page.

“Unfortunately with great sadness and a broken heart I have lost an amazingly best sister ever today, who meant the world to me and my family.

“I would like to thank everyone for all their support today and help. Thanks everyone from the Byrne family.”