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Sixth arrest after man's body found in Bessbrook

Police have now arrested six people after the discovery of a man's body on Bessbrook

A sixth person has 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 yesterday.

Police confirmed a man aged 52 was arrested yesterday 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 arrested earlier yesterday 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."

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