18/12/2003

Discovery of man's body not 'suspicious'

A man found dead close to Belfast city centre on Wednesday has been named as Hugh Thompson of Lord Street in east Belfast.

The 57-year-old man's body was discovered at Fulton Street shortly before 9am.

Although the area was immediately cordoned off by police, the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Mr Thompson had been missing since 11 December.

(MB)

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