Belfast Telegraph

Police get more time to quiz man

Detectives investigating the deaths of three women in Co Down have been granted an extension to question a man.

Officers from the PSNI's serious crime branch have been given an additional 36 hours to quiz stone mason Leslie Ross.

The 66-year-old was arrested yesterday morning and is being held at Antrim PSNI station as part of a probe into the deaths of Michelle Bickerstaff, 47, Margaret Weise, 50, and Lily McKee, 52 in Dromore.

All three women died over the past 11 years.

A spokesman for the PSNI renewed their appeal for information.

He said: "Detectives are keen to speak with anyone who may have any information which could assist and continue to urge members of the community in Dromore to contact them."


From Belfast Telegraph