Belfast Telegraph

Police granted additional 36 hours to question suspected Charlotte Murray killer

Police have been granted an additional 36 hours to question a man over the suspected murder of Charlotte Murray.

The man was arrested on Monday in Dungannon on suspicion of murder.

He was then taken to Dungannon Police Station where he is being questioned by detectives.

Charlotte vanished five years ago without trace.

She was 34 years old when reported missing.

Ms Murray, from Omagh, has not been in contact with her family since late 2012.

Last week the PSNI launched a fresh appeal for information, and on Monday detectives revealed they had made an arrest.

Ms Murray, who had been living in Moy, Co Tyrone, last made contact with her family in late 2012. She was reported missing in May 2013.

The last contact Charlotte had with her family was at Halloween 2012 when she called her mother and told her she had split up with her boyfriend and was moving out of the home she shared with him in Moy.

Police arrested a 44-year-old man in 2015 and then announced they were concentrating on a murder investigation in a move that sent shockwaves through the communities of Omagh and Moy. The suspect was later released without charge.

Detectives have appealed for information on two personal items - Charlotte's engagement ring and her mobile phone - a Samsung Galaxy YS5360.

It is understood police recently searched a house and a business in Moy looking for Charlotte's mobile phone and a computer believed to have a connection to her disappearance.

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