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Man arrested following murder of Lurgan man Shane Whitla released on bail

Shane Whitla Lurgan

A man arrested following the murder of Lurgan man Shane Whitla last week has been released on bail.

The 29-year-old was arrested by detectives from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team last Thursday, January 12.

Police had been granted two extensions for questioning him in relation to the brutal killing in Lord Lurgan Park.

Police confirmed this morning (Tuesday) the man “has been released on bail to allow for further enquiries”.

The investigation continues and anyone with any information they feel is relevant is asked to contact us on 101, or contact Crimestoppers on freephone 0800 555 111 or online at

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