Body discovered in search for missing mother of four Helena McElhennon

A body has been discovered during a search for missing Northern Ireland woman, Helena McElhennon.

Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 10:28 am

Ms. McElhennon, 42, was from Drapertstown in County Londonderry.

The mother of four was last seen in Londonderry Sunday November 27, 2019.

Ms. McElhennon's black Mitsubishi Warrior was located in a lay-by close to the city's Foyle Bridge before Christmas.

Helena McElhennon was last seen in Londonderry at the end of November.

"It is with a sad and heavy heart we tell you that late yesterday evening we found Helena during our daily search," read a message on a Facebook page set-up to co-ordinate searches for Ms. McElhennon.

"While we always held to hope we would find her alive unfortunately this was not to be."

This is a developing story - more to follow.