Man, woman and teen girl found dead in NI flat

PSNI are investigating after three people were found dead in a Newry flat.

Thursday, 7th March 2019, 2:48 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th March 2019, 3:50 pm

Detectives are investigating the deaths of the three who were found at a flat in Glin Ree Court in Newry.

Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy said: “The bodies of an adult male, an adult female and a teenage girl were discovered at around 11am this morning.

“The circumstances of the deaths will now be subject to investigation and post mortem examinations will take place in due course.

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“At this stage it would not be appropriate to elaborate further on the circumstances as our enquiries at an extremely early stage.”

Earlier SDLP MLA Justin McNulty said "the community is in shock and a dark cloud hangs over Newry this afternoon".

“My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the deceased.

“Over the coming hours and days more will become known but for now this community is stunned and my thoughts are with the families of those who have lost their lives and with this community.”

Glin Ree Court today
Glin Ree Court today