Sixth person arrested on suspicion of murder over Bessbrook death

Forensic teams carry out investigations at the house in the Acorn Hill area on Wednesday. Credit: Pacemaker

Police investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Co. Armagh have arrested a sixth person.

The body of a man, aged in his 30s, was discovered in a property in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook on Wednesday morning.

The man, aged 52, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

Five other people, including three women - one aged 39 and two aged 22 -and two men aged 41 and 43, who were also arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of murder also remain in custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: "A post mortem examination will take place morning to determine the cause of death."