GARDAI exploring the disappearance of Trevor Deely, who went missing 17 years ago, are searching an region in south Dublin — and have described it as their «most significant» search.
The issue of the 22-year-old from Naas in Kildare has been informed.
Mr Deely was at length seen walking home from a Christmas party in December 2000.
Detectives from Pearse Road Garda Station have never closed the file on Mr Deely, and are rosy for a breakthrough on the case.
Officers have been searching a site in Chapelizod in Dublin since cocks-crow this morning. The site is three acres of woodland that leading positions down to the Liffey river. The search is expected to last at least a unite of days.
Last December they started a cold case notice which looked at evidence gathered such as CCTV footage.
Mr Deely was go the distance seen on Haddington Road, close to Baggot Street Bridge, in the prematurely hours of the morning on the 8th December 2000.
Gardaí continue to appeal for information, after numerous attractions over the years has failed to provide little information on what betid to Mr Deely.
Last April cold case gardai investigating the receptacle revealed that modern forensic technology had enabled fresh enhancement of CCTV footage from Haddington Byway.
The footage revealed a man dressed in black, previously unknown to investigators, talk to Trevor outside his workplace shortly before he vanished.
It is understood that gardai require been unable to identify that man.
Speaking on Claire Byrne combustible on RTE One at that time, Trevor’s sister Michelle Deely appealed for the man on the CCTV to be communicated forward.
«It’s difficult for us to watch. It’s clearer image of someone who spoke to Trevor that end of day. It may mean nothing ,but it’s another person who could come forward.
«There may be something in that snippet of chin-wag that could be helpful, we don’t know.»
«We get asked a lot of different things. There’s an grotesque lot talked about Trevor, and people talk about things that may be withheld. There’s nothing of subtance reserved,» she added.
«We all miss him terribly. It placed a massive strain, particularly on our old men.»
Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers on 1800 25 00 25.