Man named locally after body is found in Ballymoney area

Body found in Ballymoney area

Community Rescue Service

Staff Reporter


Staff Reporter


AN elderly man who was found dead in the Ballymoney area has been named locally.

The body of Joe McKane, aged in his 80’s, was found in the early hours of Wednesday morning close to his home.

Police have told The Chronicle that they are not treating the death as suspicious.

Police air support, search dogs and community rescue teams from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Ballymena, Portglenone assisted in the search last night.

The search was called off at approximately 1.30am this morning.

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