Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 27 August 2014

River search after 'bridge plunge'

The PSNI and Search and rescue have been combing the area near the Foyle Bridge

Police are investigating reports that a man plunged from the Foyle Bridge in Derry on Monday morning.

Search and rescue and the PSNI have been combing the area.

A PSNI spokesman confirmed that the force received a report that somebody had jumped into the Foyle River.

Separately, the search for missing Dublin teenager Kieran McKeon at the River Foyle has entered its fifth day.

The 18-year-old was last seen in a hotel in Londonderry last Thursday morning, with his friend Alexandra O'Brien.

She was described as a vulnerable woman, and had travelled to Derry after she checked out of a hospital in Dublin.

The 21-year-old's body was recovered from the Foyle on Thursday.

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