Thursday 23 February 2017

Two more arrests made as police probe murder of teenager Jason McGovern

David Young

TWO men have been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Co Monaghan teenager Jason McGovern.

Jason, 19, died after being assaulted on a night out in Omagh, Co Tyrone, last month.

After the attack he made his way to the border village of Emyvale, Co Monaghan, where he had been staying with friends, and was found dead at midday on New Year's Eve. He had suffered serious head injuries.

The two arrested men - aged 18 and 21 - were detained in the Omagh area this morning.

A number of people have already been charged with affray in relation to the incident.

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