Will new evidence crack the case of Deirdre Jacob’s disappearance?

In the News: New evidence has led to a renewed search operation in Co Kildare

A large search operation has begun in Co Kildare in relation to the disappearance of 18-year-old Deirdre Jacob, who went missing in 1998. Video: Enda O'Dowd

 

A large search operation has begun in Co Kildare in relation to the disappearance of 18-year-old Deirdre Jacob, who went missing as she walked home in Newbridge.

She was last seen alive at about 3pm on the evening of July 28th, 1998.

She was one of several women who went missing in the same region over a five year period.

Conor Lally tells Conor Pope about the background to the case, the new evidence that has led to the search, the and the prime suspect in the case, convicted rapist Larry Murphy.

In the News is presented by reporters Sorcha Pollak and Conor Pope.

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