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Primary school children find man's body on Co Derry beach

The body of man has been found on a Co Londonderry beach by a group of primary school children.

It was discovered at Magilligan Point on Tuesday morning.

It's understood pupils from the Model Primary School in Londonderry made the find.

The class of 27 children had been combing the beach in small groups when five of them saw the outline of a body and reported it to their teacher.

School Principal Paul Sheridan said: “A group of five children, three girls and two boys, came across the body.

"The children told their teachers - there were two with them - and the authorities were immediately contacted.

Police are currently investigating the death and a post-mortem is due to be carried out.

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