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Exhumed body not that of missing Arlene Arkinson

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Tests were carried out on remains found in Co Sligo.

A body exhumed in Ireland is not that of missing schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson, her family said.

Tests were carried out on remains found in Co Sligo.

Arlene, 15, from Castlederg in Co Tyrone, disappeared after a night out in Co Donegal in the Republic in 1994.

Robert Howard
Robert Howard remains the prime suspect in the Arlene Arkinson murder (Kent Police/PA)

Her sister Kathleen Arkinson told the BBC: “My hope in finding the remains of my sister, Arlene, have been dashed again.”

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