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Murder investigation launched following death of man in Banbridge - Man in custody

The scene at Millmount Court in Banbridge were the body of man in his 50s was found late on Monday afternoon. Police have launched an investigation and a 28-year-old man has been arrested. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
The scene at Millmount Court in Banbridge were the body of man in his 50s was found late on Monday afternoon. Police have launched an investigation and a 28-year-old man has been arrested. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
The scene at Millmount Court in Banbridge were the body of man in his 50s was found late on Monday afternoon. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
The scene at Millmount Court in Banbridge were the body of man in his 50s was found late on Monday afternoon. Police have launched an investigation and a 28-year-old man has been arrested. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch have launched a murder investigation into the death of a man in his 50s in Banbridge on Monday.

The man’s body was discovered at a house in Millmount Court at around 4.50pm.

A 28 year old man, who was arrested last night, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody at this time.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan, who is leading the investigation, said: “I am appealing to anyone who has any information to contact police. I am particularly keen to speak with anyone who was in the area of Millmount Court on the evenings of Friday 6th July and Saturday 7th July and noticed anything suspicious.

“Please call 101 quoting reference 1000 09/07/18.  Alternatively, 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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