Man’s death ‘not suspicious’ say police

Police and the coroner leave the scene of the man's death at the Bann towpath.
Police and the coroner leave the scene of the man's death at the Bann towpath.
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The man whose body was found on the Bann towpath near Portadown yesterday was 41-years-old, police have confirmed.

His death is not believed to be suspicious and a post mortem will be taking place.

The body was discovered just after lunchtime by young people taking part in a summer scheme.

A police spokeswoman said, “Police in Portadown are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a 41-year-old man in the meadow Lane area on Thursday, July 23.

“A post mortem examination will take place.

“At this stage the death is not believed to be suspicious.”