Mourners remember teenager Cameron Reilly as appeal for information made at funeral

Update - 2.23pm: The funeral mass for Cameron Reilly has heard an appeal for anyone with information on the teenager's death, to come forward.

Cameron Reilly's funeral in Dunleer, Co Louth. Picture Ciara Wilkinson.

Over a thousand mourners have attended the mass at St Brigid's Church, in Dunleer in County Louth.

The 18-year-old's body was found in a field near the town over a week ago.

A post-mortem revealed he had been murdered.

Fr Michael Murtagh made this appeal to those who may have information on Cameron's death

Caneron Reilly's parents follow his coffin. Picture: Ciara Wikinson.

Update - 12.48pm Mourners attending the funeral of Cameron Reilly have been asked to remember the 18-year-old as a vibrant , generous and loving man.

A statement on behalf of the teenager's family was read at the mass, in St Brigid's Church in Dunleer, in which Gardaí and rescue services were thanked.

Cameron Reilly's funeral in Dunleer, Co Louth. Picture: Ciara Wilkinson.

The death of Cameron shocked the local community in Dunleer, County Louth, after he was murdered last month.

Fr Michael Murtagh says the community has been stunned and deeply saddened

Earlier: The funeral will take place today of Cameron Reilly.

The County Louth teenager's murder, last month, shocked the local community in Dunleer.

18-year-old Cameron Reilly was found dead in a field in Dunleer on Saturday May 26.

A post mortem revealed he had been strangled.

The violent nature of the teen's death shocked the local community.

Investigations are continuing into Cameron's murder.

His funeral mass will take place today at Saint Brigid's Church in Dunleer in Co Louth.

The young man will then be laid to rest in Mullary Cemetery.

- Digital Desk

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