PSNI searching for missing man Joshua McKeown recover a body

A body has been found by police searching for a missing Belfast man who was last seen four days ago.

Widespread appeals have been issued in recent days for Joshua McKeown who had been reported missing from the North Belfast area on Wednesday, June 22.

The 26-year-old was last seen wearing a navy t-shirt, shorts and white trainers and his family had issued pleas for anyone with information on his whereabouts to get in contact with police.

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In a statement on Sunday evening police confirmed a body had been recovered from the North Belfast area and had yet to be formally identified.

A spokesperson said: “Police searching for missing person Joshua McKeown have recovered a body in the north Belfast area this afternoon, Sunday 26th June.

“A post mortem is due to take place to determine the cause of death, however the death is not being treated as suspicious at this time. The body has yet to be formally identified and there are no further details at this stage.”

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