Northern Ireland

Tests are due on the body of a man in found in Belfast

A body was found in a van on the Shore Road
Image caption A body was found in a van on the Shore Road

The police are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination on the body of a man found in a van in north Belfast.

The man was discovered in the Shore Road area of north Belfast on Tuesday morning. Local people said the van had been parked on the road since Friday.

Police have said they are trying to establish how the man died.

His name has not yet been released. Police have appealed for information.

They want anyone who saw the white Vauxhall Combo van, registration number IEZ 4958, between midnight on Friday 30 December and 09:30 GMT on Tuesday to contact them.