27/07/2016

Man Found Dead In Co Down Named

A man found dead in "suspicious circumstances" in Co Down has been named as Mr Dessie Mee.

The body of Mr Mee, aged 45, was discovered outside Millers House apartment block on Regent Street, Newtownards, just before 7.50pm on Tuesday, 26 July.

Police believe he was in the apartment immediately beforehand.

An investigation has been launched and the PSNI are appealing for information to establish his last known movements.
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Detective Superintendent Kevin Geddes said: "We are appealing for information about Mr Mee's movements last night and in the last few days. We are also appealing for information about activity in and around apartment number 25 at Millers House last night between 6pm and 8.30pm.

"I would appeal to anyone with information about Mr Mee's death or activity at the apartment to contact detectives at Newtownards police station."

Two men aged 35 and 42, and a 29-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the death and are currently in police custody.

A post mortem is to be carried out to determine the cause of death.

(CD)

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