Two Arrested In Connection With Jason McGovern Murder

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old, who was attacked in Omagh, County Tyrone.

Jason McGovern died after being attacked twice on New Year's Eve.

He was discovered dead at a pal's house.

An 18 and 21-year-old were arrested in Omagh on Tuesday.

Five people have been charged with affray.


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