17/09/2019

Body Recovered From River Lagan

Police are investigating after a woman's body was discovered in the River Lagan.

The body was found in the Shaw's Bridge area on Monday afternoon, 16 September.
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The death is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out in due course.



(JG/CM)

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