Sixth arrest over NI murder probe

A sixth person has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead at a house Co Armagh.

The dead man was found inside a property in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook on Wednesday morning.

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a property in the Co Armagh village of Bessbrook.

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a property in the Co Armagh village of Bessbrook.

A man aged 52 was arrested yesterday in connection with the death.

It comes after five other people, including three women - one aged 39 and two aged 22 - and two men aged 41 and 43 were detained yesterday on suspicion of murder.

All six suspects 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.”

The man's body was discovered in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook on Wednesday morning

The man's body was discovered in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook on Wednesday morning

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them on 101, quoting reference 346 13/03/19.