28/10/2008

Farmer's Death: Man Held

It has emerged that a man has been arrested in connection with the killing of Co Armagh farmer.

Victor Stewart, 45, died over a week ago, and yesterday, the police again appealed for help in their investigations into what they said was a violent robbery.
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They body of the dairy farmer - who was believed to have been killed earlier - was found at his house on the Creevekeeran Road in Middletown on Wednesday last.

Speaking yesterday, Detective Chief Inspector Richard Harkness said: "It was a savage attack in the living room of his home,"

DCI Harkness then went on to appeal for anyone who could help their inquiry to contact police: "We would like to speak to anyone who saw Mr Stewart from Sunday of this week until his body was found on Wednesday," he said.

(BMcC)

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