Man arrested on suspicion of murder after body found in Armagh

Police were responding to a report of an incident at a residential property

The PSNI said that the murder investigation was at an early stage

The PSNI said that the murder investigation was at an early stage

 

A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a body in Co Armagh.

The body of a man was found on Wednesday afternoon at a residential property in the Whitesides Hill area of Portadown.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A Police Service of Northern Ireland spokesperson said: “Just after 12.07pm this afternoon, police responding to the report of an incident, located the body of a deceased male at a residential property in the Whitesides Hill area of Portadown.”

They described the investigation as at an early stage, and have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to speak to detectives on 101 quoting reference 773 of 27/10/21. - PA