Detectives launch murder investigation following death of man in Lurgan

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Detectives from Serious Crime Branch have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 45 year old man at a property in the Victoria Street area of Lurgan this afternoon, Sunday, 06 August.

Detective Inspector Darren McCartney said: “Police received the report of the death shortly after 2.15pm this afternoon.  A 45 year old man has been arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and he remains in police custody at this time.

“I am appealing for anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference number 769 of 06/08/17.  Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.