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Police granted more time to question man arrested after sudden death of woman in Portadown

He remains in police custody at this time and a post mortem will take place in due course to determine the cause of death

Detectives investigating the sudden death of a 32-year-old woman in the Carrickdale Gardens area of Portadown on Tuesday have been granted an additional 36 hours to question a 50-year-old man.

He remains in police custody at this time and a post mortem will take place in due course to determine the cause of death.

Investigations are ongoing and Detective Chief Inspector Mark Gibson would appeal for anyone with information to contact police on 101 quoting reference 53 of 09/01/21.

He said: “We believe that the deceased was in the area of Carrickdale Gardens in the company of a male at around 5pm on Monday 8 February. We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area from this time until the early hours of Tuesday morning or who has any other information.”

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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