THE remains of two bodies found in a Republic of Ireland bog have been confirmed as IRA murder victims Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee. two of the Disappeared.
Their bodies were found in a single grave in Coghalstown, Co Meath in June for the search for another ‘Disappeared’ IRA man Joe Lynskey (pictured right).
Kevin McKee and Seamus Wright were both IRA members who were abducted and murdered by the organisation in 1972.
The remains of 12 of the 16 victims have been recovered and formally identified to date.
In a joint statement, ICLVR commissioners, Sir Ken Bloomfield and Frank Murphy, said they had received the results from DNA samples.
“The results positively indicate that the remains are those of Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee,” the statement said.
“Dr Brian Farrell, coroner for the City of Dublin, has accepted this as evidence of identification and will shortly authorise the release of the remains to the families.