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Police rule out foul play in Aidan McCabe death

Aidan McCabe
Aidan McCabe

Police have ruled out foul play in the death of Co Armagh man Aidan McCabe.

His body was discovered in a property in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook on Wednesday, March 13, sparking a murder investigation and the arrest of six people.

However, following a post mortem on Thursday, police confirmed they were no longer treating his death as murder.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: "Six people - including three women, one aged 39 and two aged 22, and three men aged 41, 43 and 52 - that were arrested yesterday by detectives investigating the death have been released unconditionally.

"The 39 year old woman was then re- arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. She has been released on bail pending further enquiries."

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