Police are investigating after a member of the public discovered a body on a beach in Co Down.
The body was discovered by a man shortly before 5am on Thursday in Newcastle with the town’s promenade sealed off.
It is understood at this stage the discovery is not being treated as suspicious.
A spokesman for the PSNI said: “Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body on a beach in Newcastle this morning.
“The body was found by a member of the public shortly before 5am.
“There are no further details at this stage.”