25/02/2020

Woman's Body Pulled From River Foyle

The body of a woman has been recovered from the River Foyle in L'Derry, emergency services have confirmed.

Foyle Search and Rescue were tasked to the scene at around 11pm on Monday 24 February following reports that a person had entered the water.

They worked alongside the PSNI, NIFRS, Coastguard and the Irish Coastguard Helicopter.

The body was pulled from the water shortly before 2am this morning, Tuesday 25.
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"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family concerned," a representative of the search and rescue team said.

It's understood a post-mortem examination will be carried out in due course.



(JG/CM)

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