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Man arrested following sudden death of woman in Portadown

An investigation has been launched following the sudden death of a woman in Portadown overnight.

Detectives have confirmed they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a woman which was reported during the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).

The incident happened in the Carrickdale Gardens area of Portadown’s Tandragee Road.

A post mortem examination will take place in due course to determine the cause of death.

A 50-year-old man has been arrested as part of the investigation and has been taken to Musgrave Custody Suite.

There are no further details at this time.

DUP Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart commented: “This is very sad news. A life lost, and those left behind will mourn that loss.

“The PSNI will be holding the scene all of today and I know the community, which is in shock at this tragedy, will give them the space to conduct their investigations.”

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