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Coleraine death: Arrest after man found dead in Silverthorn Avenue area

Police investigating a suspicious death in the Silverthorn Avenue area of Coleraine have arrested a man.

The man, in his 60s, was discovered at a house in the area on Tuesday. The deceased has not yet been named.

Police have arrested a 21-year-old man.

Sinn Fein MLA Caoimhe Archibald said the death has caused "great distress" in the community.

The east Derry MLA said: “Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Silverthorn Avenue in Coleraine.

"The news of this sudden death has caused great distress in the local community.

“Rather than add to that distress through speculation, I would appeal to anyone with information to bring it forward to the PSNI."

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