15/03/2013

Woman's Body Discovered In River Foyle

A woman's body has been recovered from the River Foyle in L'Derry.

It was discovered on Thursday afternoon flowing an extensive search by the Foyle Search & Rescue Team, assisted by the Sligo Coastguard.

Enquiries are ongoing to identify the body.

The rescue team were contacted by the police on Thursday following reports that a person had gone off the Foyle Bridge.
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It is believed a second person may also be missing. A search is under way to locate Kieran McKeon, 18, from the Republic of Ireland.

The investigation continues.

(CD)

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