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Funeral held for man found murdered in Newcastle

The funeral of murder victim Padraig Fox has been held in Loughinisland, Co Down. Credit: Presseye

Murder victim Padraig Fox, who was found dead in a flat in Newcastle in Co Down, has been laid to rest.

Mourners turned out at St McCartan’s Church in Loughinisland for the 29-year-old’s funeral on Saturday.

Padraig Fox, 29, was found dead in a flat in Newcastle, Co Down. Credit: Family photo

It comes a week after Mr Fox’s body was discovered in his home in the Burrendale Park Road area.

It is understood he had only moved there a few months before his death.

Police investigations are continuing into the killing.

Two men have already been remanded in custody after appearing in court on charges connected to the murder.