Body found believed to be missing man

Published Tuesday, 29 July 2014
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Police believe a body found in Ballymoney may be that of missing man Michael Hanna.

Body found believed to be missing man
Police and the family have previously appealed for information on Michael Hanna. (© UTV)

The 24-year-old had not been seen since 16 July when he disappeared from the Westgate area of the Co Antrim town.

His family had become increasingly concerned about his whereabouts - and police were due to stage a reconstruction of his last known movements on Wednesday.

Officers on Tuesday evening said the body of a man in his 20s had been found in Ballymoney.

They said that formal identification has not yet been carried out, however the body is believed to be missing person Michael Hanna, who was from the town.

Police added that at this stage the death is not being treated as suspicious.

© UTV News
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Kathleen Mckenna in Ballymoney wrote (86 days ago):
Very sad Rip from The McKenna Family in Ballymoney
Tania in Ballymoney wrote (86 days ago):
Very, very sad. He was at school with my son and in same class. Lovely young chap. Sleep sweetly Michael. So heartbreaking. My heart goes out to his family.
diane in ballymoney wrote (87 days ago):
Our thoughts and prayers go to the hanna family at this very sad and tragic time
annewalsh in lisburn wrote (87 days ago):
very sad my thoughts are with the family now rip
Michael in Ballymoney wrote (87 days ago):
A sad sad day for Ballymoney thoughs and prayers go out to the Hanna family R.I.P Michael
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