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Five arrested on suspicion of murder after man's body found in Bessbrook

 A man has been found dead in Bessbrook, Co Armagh
Digital Staff

FIVE people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the discovery of a man's body in Bessbrook.

The man, who police say was in his thirites, was found dead in a property in Acorn Hill in the Co Armagh village this morning.

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said police were alerted at around 10.15am. 

"A post mortem examination will take place in due course to determine the cause of death. Five people, two males aged 41 and 43, and three females, two aged 22 and one aged 39, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody."

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