Teenager arrested on suspicion of withholding information over Co Down murder
The 19-year-old was arrested in Belfast on Friday.
A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of withholding information around a murder in Co Down.
The 19-year-old man was arrested at Musgrave police station on Friday.
He is being questioned over withholding information and perverting the course of justice in relation to the murder of Pat McCormick, 55, in Comber.
Major Investigation Team detectives investigating the murder of 55 year old William (Pat) McCormick have arrested a 19 year old man at Musgrave Police Station on suspicion of withholding information and perverting the course of justice. He remains in police custody at this time.— Police Service NI (@PoliceServiceNI) September 20, 2019
The father of four’s body was recovered from a lake in Ballygowan on July 9 over a month after he disappeared at the end of May.
Two people have appeared in court charged in connection with the murder.
David Gill, 26, of Ballyglighorn Road in Comber, denied a charge of murder, while Lesley-Ann Dodds, 21, from Mountcollyer Avenue in Belfast, denied aiding and abetting and perverting the course of justice when they appeared at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court in July.