Peel RNLI lifeboat in multi agency recovery
Peel RNLI lifeboat Ruby Clery was last night called out shortly after 9pm to assist police in recovering a male body South of Peel.
The lifeboat under the command of coxswain Frankie Horne arrived on scene near Creggan Moar, South of the Niarbyl, and launched its dinghy to effect the recovery.
The lifeboat and its volunteer crew spent several hours assisting the police at the scene before returning to Peel at 2.20am.
The police have thanked the crew for all their help with this difficult operation.
No further details are available at this time.
RNLI media contacts:
For more information please Malcolm Kelly, RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer at Peel on 01624 842731 or 490251. Alternatively, please contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Relations Manager for the West on 01745 585162 or 07771 941390 or the RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789.
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.