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Detectives given extra time to question three men after body found in stream

Mourneview Street, Portadown

Detectives investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Portadown have been given additional time to question three men.

The man’s body was discovered in a stream in the Mourneview Street area of the town yesterday (Sunday).

Five people were arrested, three males and two females.

Mourneview Street, Portadown

Mourneview Street, Portadown

A 17-year-old female has tonight (Monday) been released to be reported to the PPS for withholding information.

A 35-year-old woman has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Three men, two aged 28 and one aged 30, remain in custody assisting police with their enquiries.

Detectives investigating have been given an additional 36 hours to question them.

A post mortem examination is scheduled to take place tomorrow (Tuesday).

Police say the identity of the man will not be confirmed by police until after a formal identification and the conclusion of the post mortem examination.

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