Monday 25 September 2017

Two men quizzed by police over murder of teenager Jason McGovern

Jason McGovern: death being treated as murder
Jason McGovern: death being treated as murder

Deric Henderson

TWO men are being questioned by murder squad detectives investigating the death of Monaghan teenager Jason McGovern.

The two, aged 18 and 21, were detained in Omagh, Co Tyrone where the student was attacked in the early hours of Monday.

Jason, 19, was punched outside a nightclub after being earlier involved in a verbal exchange with a group of men. He travelled to Omagh with a group of friends, but became separated.

He later made his way to the border village of Emyvale, Co Monaghan, where he had been staying with friends. He was found dead at midday on New Years Eve.

Police said the two men were arrested in the Omagh area yesterday.

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