Body on beach 'not suspicious'

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By David Hunter

The discovery of a man's body on a beach is not being treated as suspicious..

The middle-aged man's corpse was reportedly found by a dog walker on Murlough beach in Newcastle, Co Down, on Friday afternoon.

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland said the body has now been formally identified.

A post mortem has also confirmed a cause of death.

It's believed the remains may have washed up at the beauty spot with the tide.

The man was described as approximately 50, with a heavy build, greying hair on the side of his head and bald on top with an unshaven face.

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