Published Date: 23.01.2001
The Police Ombudsman’s Office is investigating the death of a man in Derry in the early hours of Tuesday morning. His body was found in a van parked on the Strand Road. The man had been released from police custody earlier in the morning. At this stage a crime is not suspected.
Under the new arrangements, in circumstances such as this the Chief Constable refers such cases to the Police Ombudsman, who will investigate.