Thursday 18 January 2018

Man charged with murder after body of woman (51) discovered in home

Anita Downey
Anita Downey
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A man has been charged with the murder of a 51-year-old woman who was discovered in a house in Lurgan.

Police were called to the scene at around 2.50am to a house in the Toberhewney Hall area on Friday morning.

Police have named the victim as Anita Downey.

The 51-year-old man will appear at Lisburn Magistrates Court on Monday morning.

Detective Inspector David McGrory said: “Our enquiries into the murder of Anita are continuing and I would like to take this opportunity to ask the public for their assistance in locating a missing mobile phone which I believe has been missing somewhere in the Lurgan area since around 9pm on the evening of Thursday 19th January.

"I would ask anyone finding a phone anywhere in the Lurgan area to contact detectives at the incident room in Mahon Road station on 101.”

Belfast Telegraph

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