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Three men held on suspicion of manslaughter as woman's body found in Balllynahinch

Three men have been arrested after the death of a 20-year-old woman in Ballynahinch. Picture by Mal McCann
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Three men have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the discovery of a woman's body in Co Down.

Police received a report at around 8.30pm last night that a woman had been found collapsed within a unit of flats on Dromore Street in Ballynahinch. It was later confirmed that the 20-year-old woman had died.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place to determine the cause of death.

Three men - two aged 26 and one aged 30 - have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and remain in custody. Enquiries continue.

Appealing for information, Detective Sergeant Ritchie said: "We would ask if anyone was in the wider Dromore Street area last night and noticed anything suspicious at this address or in the wider area to contact us on 101."

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