17/06/2024

67-Year-Old Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

The PSNI's Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man aged in his 70s in Crossmaglen.

Shortly after 7pm on Saturday, 15 June, police received a report of the death of a man at a residential property in the Annaghmare Road area of the town.

On arrival, officers located the body of a man with serious head injuries in the bathroom of the house.

Detectives are working to establish the circumstances surrounding his death.
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Detective Chief Inspector Anthony Kelly said: "A 67-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

"I am appealing to anyone who believes they may have information which could assist us with our investigation to contact us on 101 quoting reference 1435 15/06/24."

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/

Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

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