FRESH PLEA OVER COLUMBA MCVEIGH

8 November 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

The brother of one of the last missing three IRA victims to have been killed and secretly buried has again appealed for information to help find him. The appeal by Oliver McVeigh came as the families of the ‘disappeared’ gathered at Stormont on Saturday for the annual All Souls Day silent walk in their memory . Of the sixteen ‘disappeared’, the remains of thirteen have been found, while three remain to be discovered. The families of Co. Tyrone teenager Columba McVeigh from Donaghmore, former monk Joe Lynskey from Belfast and British Army Captain Robert Nairac are still hopeful their bodies can be found. Geoff Knupfer of the Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains (ICLVR), walked with the families during their thirteenth such walk. Families laid a black wreath…

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