A car found in the River Bann is potentially linked to a three-decade-old missing person case, police have said.
The Ford Orion, which was discovered by a local Community Search and Rescue team on Saturday, could be linked to James Patterson, who went missing in 1991.
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It was found in the River Bann at the New Ferry Road in Bellaghy.
Police said a recovery operation was planned on Sunday to recover the vehicle.
Once it is removed it will be subject to forensic examination, police said.