Murder investigation launched following discovery of man's body in Clogher alleyway

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Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a man's body in County Tryone.

The body was found in an alleyway in McCrea Park in Clogher at around 8.15 this morning.

A 33 year old woman and a 23 year old man have arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody.

A post-mortem examination has yet to take place.

 


Local councillor Sharon McAleer says it's unsettling news for the local community.

(The body was found in an alleyway in McCrea Park in Clogher this morning.)

 

Detective Chief Inspector Peter McKenna, from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team, said:

 

“The body of a man was discovered in an alleyway in McCrea Park in the town at around 8.15am this morning.  A post-mortem examination has yet to take place but I am treating his death as murder."


“A 33 year old female and a 23 year old male have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody at this time."


“I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of McCrea Park last night or early this morning and who witnessed any unusual activity or anyone with any information that can assist my investigation to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 403 09/02/19.”

 

(Forensic teams have been at the scene this afternoon)


 
 Fermanagh South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew  said
 
“News that a man’s body was found in an alleyway in the McCrea Park area of Clogher has shocked the local community. "

“Police are investigating and I would encourage anyone with information that could help to bring it forward."
 
“My thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased at this time"

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