Northern Ireland

Two women and man arrested on suspicion of murder following Lurgan death

Forensics officers at work in Lurgan's Edward Street area on Sunday. Picture: Mark Marlow
Forensics officers at work in Lurgan's Edward Street area on Sunday. Picture: Mark Marlow Forensics officers at work in Lurgan's Edward Street area on Sunday. Picture: Mark Marlow

Two women and a man have been arrested after police launched a murder investigation in Co Armagh.

Detectives are investigating an incident in the Edward Street area of Lurgan on Sunday.

A PSNI spokesperson said two women, aged 35 and 43, and a 31-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in custody assisting with police enquiries.

Edward Street remains closed while officers conduct further enquiries. 

The spokesperson said: “Detectives would ask anyone who was in the Edward Street or Francis Street areas between 2am and 5am on Sunday morning, and who noticed any suspicious activity or who may have captured dashcam footage which could assist with the investigation, to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 370 03/12/23.”

It is understood the dead person has yet to be identified.