Man dies in Belleek tragedy

A post-mortem is due to be carried out later today on the body of a young man recovered from the River Erne in Belleek, Co.Fermanagh overnight.

A search was launched at eight o’clock last night after a man was spotted going into the water.

At 7 o clock last evening the emergency services from north and south of the border, were alerted, and an extensive search was instigated, with help from the air sea rescue helicopter based in Sligo.

Roads in the area were closed off both sides of the border to co-operate with the search.

After an extensive search, lasting 5 hours, a body was recovered from the River Erne at 1:15am this morning by the Northern Ireland fire And Rescue Service.

The man has been named as Gordon Brock, who's believed to be in 20s..