Police name man found dead at house in Banbridge

The man found dead at a house in Millmount Court in Banbridge on Monday, July 9 was 55-year-old Richard Gerard Scullion, police have revealed.

Wednesday, 11th July 2018, 2:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 6:46 pm
Richard Gerard Scullion.

Detectives are questioning a 28-year-old man about Mr Scullion’s death, which is being treated as murder.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: “We are treating the death of Mr Scullion as murder and we are continuing to question a 28-year-old man who was arrested on Monday night.

“Earlier today we applied for and were granted an extension in relation to the suspect’s detention.

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“I am renewing my appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch with us. Investigators can be contacted by calling 101, quoting reference number 1000 09/07/18.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”