Body found in garden in County Clare this afternoon

The discovery was made during the search for 65-year-old Michael Vaughn

A body has been recovered in the search for a missing Clare man this afternoon.

A search had been underway for 65-year-old Michael Vaughan from Moyree, Ruan when Clare Civil Defence located remains at the rear of his property this afternoon.

The body which has yet to be identified - but is believed to that be Mr Vaughan - has now been removed to University Hospital Limerick for a post mortem examination.

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

It's understood Mr Vaughan's property had been flooded in recent storms.