Police investigate suspicious death of man in Rasharkin

  • 22 October 2017

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a man, aged in his 50’s, whose body was discovered at an address on Townhill Road in Rasharkin around 10am this morning, Sunday 22 October.

The officer leading the investigation Detective Chief Inspector Mary White said: “While a post mortem examination will take place in due course to determine the cause of death we are treating the death as suspicious at this time. A 36 year old man has been arrested as part of the investigation and remains in police custody.

“The investigation is at an early stage and there are no further details at this time.”

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.