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Murder investigation launched following death of man in Co Armagh

A man has been arrested

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in county Armagh this afternoon (Sunday).

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch have launched a murder investigation following the death of the 45-year-old man.

The investigation is being centred around a property in the Victoria Street area of Lurgan this afternoon.

Detective Inspector Darren McCartney said: “Police received the report of the death shortly after 2.15pm this afternoon.

“A 45-year-old man has been arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and he remains in police custody at this time.

“I am appealing for anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference number 769 of 06/08/17.

“Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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