Belfast Telegraph

Sixth arrest in Aidan McCabe investigation

Aidan McCabe
Aidan McCabe
Forensics officers outside the house in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook, where the body of Aidan McCabe was found yesterday

Detectives investigating the death of Co Armagh man Aidan McCabe have arrested a sixth person.

The body of Mr McCabe, aged in his 30s, was discovered in a property in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook on Wednesday,  March 13.


A man, aged 52, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at this time.

Five other people, including three women - one aged 39 and two aged 22 - and two men aged 41 and 43 who were arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder also remain in custody this morning.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: "A post mortem examination will take place morning to determine the cause of death."

Mr McCabe is believed to have been stabbed up to 10 times.

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