Murder probe launched in Derry after man’s body found in alley

A murder investigation has been launched in Derry after a man’s body was found in an alleyway.

The man’s body¬†was discovered off Creggan Street in the early hours of this morning.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: “Shortly before 2.45am this morning, police received a report that the body of a young man had been discovered in an alleyway on Creggan Street.

“The man has sustained significant injuries to his head and body and a post-mortem examination is due to take place to determine the cause of death.”

-Noah Harte