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Police and CRS teams searching for Stephen Watterson have recovered a body

Stephen Watterson from Magherafelt

Police and Community Rescue Service searching for missing person Stephen Watterson, have recovered a body in the Tobermore Road area of Magherafelt today, Friday 14th June.


A post mortem will be carried out to determine the cause of death, however the death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.



The body has not been formally identified and there are no further details at this time.


Police had issued a fresh appeal yesterday (Thursday 13th June) for information on the whereabouts of 55-year-old Mr Watterson, saying they believed he Stephen may have been in the area of Rainey Street and Tobermore Road in Magherafelt on Monday 3rdJune at around 9:40pm.



Detectives further stated they believed Stephen walked from a shop in the area towards the direction of the Tobermore Road on Monday 3rd June between 9:30pm and 10:30pm.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1603 08/06/24.

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