Body found in missing man search

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Police searching for a missing Ballyclare man have recovered a body.

Robert McMurtry, known as Bert, disappeared at about 9.45am on Monday morning.

Later the same day at around 3pm the 66-year-old’s car was found in the Woodburn area, near Carrickfergus.

On Tuesday evening local police said they had found a body in the same area.

A police spokeswoman said: “Investigations are ongoing and a post mortem will be carried out.”