14/03/2019

Murder Investigation Ongoing After County Armagh Man's Death

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a property in the County Armagh village of Bessbrook.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Aidan McCabe's death after his body was discovered in the Acorn Hill area on Wednesday morning, 13 March.

Six people- three men aged 52, 41 and 43 and three women, one aged 39 and two aged 22- are currently in police custody.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to determine the cause of death.
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SDLP MLA Justin McNulty said the tragic news of Aidan's death marks "another tragedy in the wider Newry community".

"My thought and prayers are with his family and friends," he added in a post on Twitter.



(JG/CM)

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