Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a man in Armagh last night, Saturday 11 April.
At around 10.20pm police received a report of some form of altercation in the area of Ballynahone Close. Upon arrival of police a man was discovered lying on the ground and despite the efforts of emergency services he was pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem examination will take place in due course to determine the cause of death. A 49 year old man has been arrested as part of the investigation and remains in police custody at this time.
Detective Chief Inspector Michelle Shaw said: “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Ballynahone Close last night and who witnessed some form of altercation to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 2554 10/04/20. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”