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Teenager released on bail in investigation into Caitlin Shortland’s death

Caitlin's funeral will take place this morning

A teenager arrested by police over the death of a 15-year-old county Armagh girl has been released on bail.

The 15-year-old boy was arrested by police on Tuesday afternoon.

Caitlin Shortland died in hospital on Saturday evening after she was discovered unconscious by officers at a woodland in the Corcrain area of Portadown.

A number of searches have also been carried out and a quantity of suspected ecstasy tablets have been seized.

Caitlin, who lived in Laurelvale, was a pupil at Craigavon Senior High School and was described as a popular young girl.

Last night, hundreds, including her parents, attended a coffee evening in memory of the 15-year-old.

Caitlin’s funeral will take place this morning in her home town of Newry.

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