Bodies of girl and man found off coast of County Cork
- 6 March 2013
- From the section Europe
The bodies of a three-year-old girl and her father have been discovered off the coast of County Cork.
Police searched a farm at Foilnamuck, Ballydehob, at midnight on Wednesday after receiving a call. The Valentia Coastguard carried out a search in the water.
The child's body was found near shore shortly before 02:00 GMT. Her father, 50, was located a short time later.
The bodies have been taken to Cork University Hospital.
A post-mortem examination will be carried out later.
Gardai are investigating the circumstances of their deaths.