Wednesday 17 January 2018

Body found in McDonald's restaurant on Thursday night


Police are investigating after a body was found in a Belfast city centre McDonald's restaurant.

The man's body was found on Thursday night in the fast-food restaurant on Donegall Place.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out to determine the cause of death.

A PSNI spokesperson said: "Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a man whose body was discovered in a business premises in Donegall Place on the evening of Thursday 11 February.

"A post mortem examination will be conducted to determine the cause of death, which is not being treated as suspicious at this time."

A McDonald’s Spokesperson said: "We can confirm that there is an ongoing police investigation following a fatality at our Donegall Place restaurant in the early hours of this morning.

"We are offering support to the staff who were working at the time and our thoughts are with the family and friends of the individual involved.”

Belfast Telegraph

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