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Mobile found recovered in Anita Downey murder investigation

A missing phone in the Anita Downey murder investigation has been found.

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch investigating the 51-year-old’s murder in Lurgan on Friday (January 20) have now recovered the missing mobile phone as a result of their media appeal.

Ms Downey was found dead at a house in Toberhewney Lane Lower.

Detectives from PSNI Serious Crime Branch have charged 51-year-old David Lyness, of Toberhewny Hall with her murder.

He appeared at Lisburn Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

A detective told the court he believed he could connect the accused to the charge.

There was no application for bail.

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