Man's Body Recovered From River Foyle

The body of a man has been recovered from the River Foyle in L'Derry.

It is believed the man entered the water on Sunday night, 08 July.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.
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A PSNI spokesperson said: "I'm sure you will join me and my team in sending your thoughts to the family and friends at this time."


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