Northern Ireland

Body of man found on Murlough beach is identified

Murlough beach Image copyright Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye
Image caption The man's body was found on Murlough beach near Newcastle

The man whose body was found on Murlough beach in County Down on Friday has now been identified, police have said.

A post mortem examination has been carried out and the death is not being treated as suspicious.

It is thought the man, said to be about 50 years old, may have been washed up in the tide at the beach near Newcastle.

On Saturday, police said they were following a definite line of inquiry.