Missing runner’s death near Rostrevor Forest ‘not suspicious’

Police have said the death of a missing runner near Rostrevor Forest is not being treated as suspicious.

The man was found in the Newtown Road area on Thursday during a search involving 17 members of Mourne Mountain Rescue, PSNI and police air support.

MMRT said they were alerted just after midday and the operation was stood down at 5.30pm.

A PSNI spokesperson added that a post mortem is due to be carried out.