It's after the body of a young man was found in an alleyway

Police in the North have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was discovered in Derry.

A young man's body was found in an alleyway on Creggan Street, shortly before three o'clock this morning.

Investigators say the man sustained significant injuries to his head and body.

The PSNI is appealing for anyone who was in the area, or anyone who has information, to come forward.