Search for missing Castlewarden man ends as remain are found

The late Bernard Crofton.
Gardai have ended their search for Castlewarden man Bernard Crofton.

Gardai have ended their search for Castlewarden man Bernard Crofton.

His body was found on Sunday, July 21.

Gardai sought the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of Mr. Crofton after he went missing the previous weekend.

Sources revealed that he left his home at Castlewarden, Straffan in a blue BMW 318, registration 07 D 47879 on Saturday, July 13.

He put petrol in his car at approx 1:10pm the same day at a filling station in Kill.

He was also seen in Roundwood, Co. Wicklow at 3:15 pm, but his movements were unknown since then.

Mr. Crofton was 52.