Relatives informed after body recovered from River Foyle

Foyle Search and Rescue have offered their condolences to the family of a man whose body its volunteers recovered from the River Foyle on Sunday.

Monday, 16th April 2018, 11:58 am
Updated Monday, 16th April 2018, 12:01 pm
Foyle Search and Rescue.

The Derry charity confirmed that its Emergency Response Teams were tasked by the Police Service of Northern Ireland to reports of a body being observed in the water at 07:43am on Sunday.

“A mobile unit and two boats responded to the location along with the PSNI,” a spokesperson for Foyle Search & Rescue said.

“FSR volunteers then had the sad task of recovering the body of a male from the river.

“The deceased family have been informed and all FSR volunteers and staff offer our sincere condolences to the family concerned.”