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Odhrán Kelly murder: Woman (30) arrested as police carry out searches in Lurgan

A woman has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Odhrán Kelly in Lurgan.

Searches are being carried out in the area today (Wednesday) and a 30-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

She has been taken to Lurgan Police Station where she is helping police with their enquiries.

She becomes the fifth person arrested in relation to the murder of the 23-year-old who was laid to rest on Sunday – a week after he was killed.

Shane Harte, 31, of Headington House in Lurgan, appeared before Lisburn Magistrates’ Court on Monday charged with murder. He was remanded into custody.

Gary Damien Scullion – also 31 – from Edward Street in Lurgan, appeared before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court the previous Friday also charged with Odhrán’s murder. He too was remanded into custody.

Andrea Catherine Theresa Stevenson, 43, from Edward Street in Lurgan, and 36-year-old Stephanie McClelland, from Shan Slieve in the town, were also charged with assisting an offender by helping with “the disposal of the body of Odhrán Kelly”.

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