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Police granted additional time to question man arrested after Lurgan murder

Police have been granted additional time to question a man arrested on Friday following the murder of Anita Downey.

The 51-year-old’s body was discovered  in a house in the Toberhewny Hall area of Lurgan during the early hours of Friday morning.

It is understood she was stabbed.

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder have been granted additional time to question a 51-year-old man.

The extension was approved by a court today.

Police enquiries are ongoing.

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