Tuesday 6 December 2016

Murder investigation launched after body of young woman (31) found in flat

David Young

Published 04/04/2016 | 19:42

Police at the Scene in Victoria Street in Lurgan Credit: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Police at the Scene in Victoria Street in Lurgan Credit: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

Police have launched a murder investigation into the death of a woman found in a flat.

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The victim has been named as 31-year-old Laura Marshall.

Her body was discovered in a property on Victoria Street, Lurgan on Sunday.

A 36-year-old man arrested on Sunday remained in police custody on Monday evening.

Police triggered a murder probe after receiving the results of a post-mortem examination.

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan, leading the investigation, said: "I would appeal to anyone who may have seen or had any contact with Laura over the weekend to contact detectives at Mahon Road on 101, or alternatively information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

"I also want to hear from anyone who saw or heard any activity at Laura's home in Victoria Street over the weekend until yesterday evening at 5.30pm."

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