Community ‘shocked and saddened’ following discovery of two bodies in Derry - Cooper

Commenting on the news of the discovery of two bodies in a house in Derry on Sunday morning Sinn Féin Foyleside Councillor Mickey Cooper said the local community was shocked and saddened.

Sunday, 14th July 2019, 1:41 pm
Updated Sunday, 14th July 2019, 2:41 pm
Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Cooper.

Police have confirmed they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of a man and a woman.

The bodies were found at a property on Great James Street this morning and police officers were witnessed at the scene.

Colr. Cooper said: “Police investigations are now underway.

“There is a sense of shock and sadness in the local community on hearing this news.

“We send our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased at this extremely difficult time.”

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a man and a woman whose bodies were found at a property on Great James’ Street in Derry/Londonderry this morning.

“Post mortem examinations will be carried out in due course.”