Extra time granted to question suspect in Laura Marshall murder inquiry

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder of 31-year-old Laura Marshall in the Victoria Street area of Lurgan have been granted additional time by a court to question a 36-year-old man.

Laura Marshall.
Laura Marshall.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan from Serious Crime Branch said: “Police have been allowed an extra 36 hours to question the suspect.

“I am continuing an appeal to anyone who may have seen or had any contact with Laura over the weekend to contact Detectives at Mahon Road on 101 or alternatively information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. I also want to hear from anyone who saw or heard any activity at Laura’s home in Victoria Street over the weekend until Sunday evening at 5.30pm.”

Tributes have poured in for the Lurgan woman on social media where she is described as an “inspiration”.

It is understood her body has not yet been released by the coroner.

And details about her funeral have not yet been released according to the Funeral Times.

In their death insertion it reads that Ms Marshall’s passing will be sorely felt by “her loving mother, aunts, uncles, cousins and entire family circle”,