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VIDEO: Detective gives briefing after discovery of murder victim Owen Creaney in bin

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A top officer has spoken to media about the gruesome discovery of a man’s body in a wheelie bin.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Campbell, of the PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch, said Owen Creaney, 40, may have been alive for some time after the assault.

He said; “A post mortem examination is ongoing in relation to Owen’s remains at the minute, at this stage I can say he has been the victim of a very serious and sustained assault that has resulted in his death.”

A 23-year-old woman and 27-year-old man have been arrested.

They were initially taken to Lurgan police station, but have since been moved to the PSNI’s Serious Crime Suite in Antrim.

 

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