Northern Ireland

Body found in Mournes was a woman

Forensic officers examine the scene where the body was found
Image caption Forensic officers examine the scene where the body was found

Police have confirmed that a body found in County Down on Saturday was a woman.

She was found in a car at Spelga Dam in the Mournes.

Forensic investigators went to the scene on Saturday and a police investigation is ongoing.

Police said they do not believe, at this stage, that the death was suspicious and a post mortem will be carried out later this week.

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