Belfast Telegraph

Two held over Monaghan teenager Jason McGovern's death

By Deric Henderson

Two men are being questioned by murder squad detectives investigating the death of Monaghan teenager Jason McGovern, it was disclosed today.



The two, aged 18 and 21, were detained in Omagh, Co Tyrone where the student was attacked in the early hours of Monday.

Jason, 19, was punched outside a night club after being earlier involved in a verbal exchange with a group of men. He travelled to Omagh with a group of friends, but became separated.

He later made his way to the border village of Emyvale, Co Monaghan where he had been staying with friends. He was found dead at midday on New Years Eve.

Police said the two men were arrested in Omagh area yesterday.

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