Two men were arrested this morning over the fatal attack of an Armagh man two years ago,
Lee Smyth, 32, died from his injuries two years after he suffered a serious assault in a lane way beside a river at Ballinahone Avenue, Armagh in the early hours of Sunday, June 6.
He was hospitalised but never recovered from his injuries and passed away on Tuesday June 12, 2012.
On Monday morning, the PSNI announced that detectives from the Serious Crime Branch arrested two men, both aged 22 years, in connection with the murder.
One of the men was arrested in the Armagh area, while the other was arrested in the Shropshire area of England and is being brought back to Northern Ireland.
Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Talbot said of the murder: “I believe that there are people in the Armagh area who know what happened to Lee and who were involved.
“I appeal directly to those people to search their conscience, come forward and tell us what they know. It is never too late to do the right thing.
“I would ask anyone with any knowledge of this incident to contact Detectives at the Incident Room, Gough Barracks on 028 3751 7390.
“If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.”