Body of "disappeared" victim found in Northern Ireland
Nov 2, 2010, 17:49 GMT
London - Investigators in Northern Ireland hunting for the remains of 'disappeared' victims of sectarian violence have discovered the body of a man believed to have been murdered by pro- Catholic paramilitaries in 1973, it was announced Tuesday.
Archaeologists and other experts had carried out a painstaking search in the hills of County Antrim, north of Belfast, for Peter Wilson, who had not been seen since August 1973.
He is believed to have been shot dead by members of the Irish Republican Army at the height of the sectarian strife between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.
An independent commission set up in 1999 to locate a total of 15 'disappeared' victims has so far recovered eight bodies, including the latest discovery.
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