Five arrested after man’s body found in Co Armagh

Three woman and two men detained over death of man in his 30s at house in Bessbrook

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to contact detectives.

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to contact detectives.

 

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a man’s body in Co Armagh.

The body of a man in his 30s was discovered in a property in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook on Wednesday morning.

Two men and three women have been arrested on suspicion of murder, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: “Police received a report shortly after 10.15am this morning.

“A postmortem examination will take place in due course to determine the cause of death.

“Five people, two males aged 41 and 43, and three females, two aged 22 and one aged 39, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.

“I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Acorn Hill last night or early this morning and who witnessed anything or anyone with any information that can assist with my investigation to contact detectives.”