Man found at Magilligan Point was John McIlwaine

John McIlwaine
Image caption Three girls and two boys from the Model Primary School came across the body

The man who was found dead by school children at Magilligan Point, County Londonderry, on Tuesday was 54-year-old John McIlwaine.

Mr McIlwaine, originally from Belfast, was last seen on the Strand Road in Portstewart on 23 April.

Pupils from the Model Primary School, Derry, discovered his body during a field trip.

A post-mortem has been carried out and police are trying to establish Mr McIlwaine's movements before his death.

Police said they are not treating his death as suspicious, but are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen or spoke to Mr McIlwaine before 23 April.

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