A murder investigation has begun after a man's body was discovered at a house in the Glenwherry area of Co Antrim.

The body was found in a house in the Church Road area at around 1pm this afternoon.

Forensic investigators were dispatched to examine the scene after the man's body was discovered.

Detectives from the PSNI's Major Investigation Team opened the murder investigation this evening.

A PSNI spokesman said: "Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding his death."