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Murder investigation launched following discovery of body in Newcastle

The discovery of the man's body was reported to police at 1:45pm on Saturday

Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a 29-year-old man in Newcastle, Co Down.

The victim's body was found in a flat in the Burrendale Park Road area on Saturday afternoon.

Following the results of a post-mortem on Sunday police say they are treating his death as murder.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.