Man arrested after body of male is found in property in Magherafelt

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a male was found at a residential property in Magherafelt.

Monday, 18th October 2021, 4:29 pm
Updated Monday, 18th October 2021, 5:21 pm
The property in Sandy Braes, Magherafelt, where the body was found. Police have cordoned off the area.

Detective Chief Inspector Raymond Phelan said: “Just after 12.30 this afternoon, police received a report that the body of a deceased male had been found at a residential property in the Sandy Braes area of Magherafelt.

“Police attended and a man has been arrested nearby on suspicion of murder.

“My investigation is at a very early stage and I would appeal to anyone who was in the Sandy Braes area in recent days and who witnessed anything to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 944 of 18/10/21.”

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