BODY OF MAN FOUND IN NEWCASTLE HARBOUR

An investigation is underway after the body of a man was found in Newcastle Harbour last night.

A pair of fishermen made the grim discovery just before 9pm last night.

Water Police retrieved the body which has been taken for a post-mortem examination.

The identity and cause of death is yet to be confirmed.

Police are also investigating reports that a 25-year-old man went missing after leaving a hotel on Wharf Road late on Wednesday evening.

Anyone with information about either incident is urged to contact Newcastle City Police or Crime Stoppers.