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Police probe sudden death of man (20s) in Banbridge

Published 28/11/2016

Police are investigating the death of a man in Co Down
Police are investigating the death of a man in Co Down

Police are treating the sudden death of a man aged in his 20s in Banbridge as unexplained.

Officers attended the Churchview Drive area on Sunday November 27.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem is expected to take place in due course.

A woman, aged in her 20s, was arrested and was released on police bail pending further enquiries later that evening.

Upper Bann MP David Simpson expressed shock following news of the death.

The local MP said: "This is shocking news and my thoughts are with the family of the young man who has passed away. There are ongoing police inquiries in relation to this incident and I would hope they will be able to quickly establish the facts. "

Carla Lockhart MLA added: "We have been liaising with the police during the course of the day and there is a post mortem to be carried out tomorrow.

"I know the local community will be shocked by this tragic death and my thoughts are with the man's family at this terrible time."

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