A murder investigation is underway in Derry after the body of a man was discovered in an alleyway.
Detectives from PSNI’s Major Investigation Team have launched the probe after the discovery in Creggan Street in Derry during the early hours of this morning (Sunday, November 25).
Police said a young man was found in the alleyway at Creggan Street at about 02:45 GMT on Sunday.
Detectives said the victim sustained significant injuries to his head and body.
A post-mortem examination to establish the cause of death will be carried out later.
Det Ch Insp Eamonn Corrigan urged anyone with information to come forward.
“I am appealing for anyone who was in the Creggan Street or Little Diamond area of the city late last night or early this morning and who witnessed anything or anyone who has any information that can assist with my investigation to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 244 of 25/11/18.
“Alternatively information can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”Tags: