SDLP West Belfast MLA Alex Attwood has extended his thoughts to the family of Joe Lynskey.
Responding to the news that human remains had been discovered in Co Meath after months of searching, Mr Attwood expressed his admiration of all the families of the Disappeared and called for the past to be dealt with “comprehensively and ethically”.
He said: “The thoughts of everyone today will be with the family of Joe Lynskey and with all the families of the Disappeared.
“The resilience and dignity of the families has been remarkable. It should inform everyone that the Past must be addressed comprehensively and ethically.
“Nothing less will be good enough or measure up to the needs of victims and survivors.”