27/05/2021

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a fatal house fire in Newry last Friday.
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The blaze, which killed 62-year-old Jimmy Thompson and another person was seriously injured, is being treated as deliberate.

The suspect has been detained in police custody.


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