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Police confirm identity of woman found dead in Lurgan

Police have confirmed the identity of a woman found dead in a house in Lurgan this morning.

She was 51-year-old Anita Downey.

Her body was discovered  in a house in the Toberhewny Hall area of the town. It is understood she was stabbed.

A post-mortem examination to determine the cause of death is expected to take place tomorrow.

A 51 year old man arrested on suspicion of her murder remains in police custody.

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