2018 Remembered – The very sad story of Rafal Filipowicz

first_img Facebook TAGS2018 Remembered Charlie Flanagan on Electric Picnic: ‘I’d ask organisers to consult with community leaders’ This is a very sad story which had a tragic and devastating ending. Back in March, a Polish man living in Carlow went missing from Portlaoise Hospital. A number of appeals were launched to find him but they failed until his body was discovered recently in a remote area between Mountmellick and Portlaoise. ____________________________________________________Back in March, 30-year-old, Rafal Filipowicz who is missing from his home at Green Road, Carlow.Rafal was last seen on March 21, at approximately 8am in the area of Portlaoise General Hospital.He is described as being 5’11’’ in height, with brown hair. He has a tattoo on his right forearm.When last seen he was wearing a red polo shirt, grey tracksuit bottoms and dark coloured runners.Subsequent appeals were launched in June, July and September before Rafal’s remains were discovered in December.The Polish national was last seen in Portlaoise earlier this year on March 16. He was in court and served a short spell in prison, followed by discharging himself from Portlaoise hospital against medical advice.Gardaí were satisfied the human remains found in woodland at Straboe are those of 30 year old Filipowicz and they do not suspect foul play.The family of Mr Filipowicz arrived into Ireland to identify remains found in Laois. Twitter Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Council Mr Filipowicz had been living in Carlow for a number of yearsThe remains were discovered by forestry workers on Tuesday, December 5.May he Rest in Peace.SEE ALSO – Plans for almost 80 houses in Stradbally advancing Twitter Community center_img By LaoisToday Reporter – 2nd January 2019 2018 Remembered – The very sad story of Rafal Filipowicz Home We Are Laois 2018 Remembered – The very sad story of Rafal Filipowicz We Are Laois RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous article2018 Remembered – New bar and restaurant to open in Portlaoise this weekend as old Egan’s gets a new lease of lifeNext article2018 Remembered: WATCH: Shocking videos show the campsite carnage left after this year’s Electric Picnic LaoisToday Reporter Pinterest Community WhatsApp New Arles road opens but disquiet over who was invited to official opening Laois secondary school announces scholarship winners for new academic yearlast_img read more