17/04/2018

Two Teens Arrested Following Death Of Piotr Krowka

Two teenagers have been arrested following the death of a homeless man in Co L'Derry.

Piotr Krowka's body was found in Maghera on Friday, 13 April.

He had been sleeping at a derelict property known as Parachial House.
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A PSNI spokesperson said two teenagers were arrested on Tuesday, 17 April, and have been taken to Antrim police station to be questioned.

Police are continuing to appeal for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/MH)

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