Body found on Donegal beach is missing Derry man

Gardai have confirmed the body washed up in Donegal yesterday (Monday) was that of missing Eglinton man Gregory Burns.

Mr Burns (37), more widely known by his nickname ‘Bolt’, had not been seen since October 18.

Last night Gardai confirmed that the body discovered on the shorefront at Greencastle early yesterday morning was that of Mr Burns.

A post mortem is due to be carried out tomorrow.

A PSNI spokesman says police are not treating his death as suspicious at this stage.