NORTHERN IRELAN MAN DIES IN AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam's Singel Canal by night where McFadden died on Saturday

Amsterdam’s Singel Canal by night where Damien McFadden died on Saturday

DUTCH police are treating the death of a Northern Ireland man as a “tragic accident”.

Damien McFadden, 37, from Derry/Londonderry, was spotted in the water of the Singel Canal on Saturday around 11pm local time, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin.

Passers-by raised the alarm and fire department divers searched the area and brought him ashore and administered CPR.

He was taken to hospital but died a few hours later.

Police in Amsterdam have said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the Derry man’s death.

 

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