Northern Ireland

Police recover body from reservoir in Carrickfergus

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Image caption Mr Buchanan was last seen in September

Police investigating the disappearance of missing Ballycarry man Stephen Buchanan have recovered a body and investigations are ongoing to confirm identity and cause of death.

The 56-year-old was last seen on 26 September in the Groomsport/Millisle area around 14:30 BST.

A post mortem examination is due to be carried out.

The body was located in the upper reservoir on the Woodburn Road, Carrickfergus, on Saturday evening.

Police have said they are continuing to search for a black and orange Canondale bicycle and other cycling equipment that Mr Buchanan used.