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Two men to appear in court charged with murder of Portadown man Cecil ‘Foggy’ Ellis

Two men have been charged with the murder of Portadown man Cecil Ellis.

The men, aged 18 and 24, were being questioned by police following the discovery of Mr Ellis’s body in the Clounagh Park area on Monday, December 9.

Both men will appear in Armagh Magistrates’ Court this morning (Tuesday).

Speaking yesterday morning, Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan from PSNI’s Major Investigation Team said: “Mr Ellis was found dead at his home at approximately 9:54am on Monday, 9 December.

“Following the post mortem examination, and after receiving critical information, a murder investigation was launched.

He added: “At this point I would also like to thank the local community for all of the invaluable information they have provided to my detectives to date, however we still need people to get in touch and tell us what they know so we can establish exactly what happened.

“We are releasing an image of Mr Ellis in hopes it will spark a memory in someone and bring forth some information that could assist our investigation.

“If you were in Clounagh Park between 10:30 pm on Sunday 8 December and 9:45am on Monday 9 December please search your memory and think back on what you saw or heard during that time.

“You can get in touch with the investigation team by calling 101 quoting reference number 414 of 09/12/19.”

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