Death of a man in Bessbrook no longer treated as murder

by Gráinne Connolly

Police say they are no longer treating the death of a man in his 30s in Bessbrook, Co. Armagh as murder following a post mortem.

His body was discovered at a property in the Acorn Hill area yesterday morning.

Six people - including three women, one aged 39 and two aged 22, and three men aged 41, 42 and 52 - that were arrested yesterday by detectives investigating the death have been released unconditionally.

A 39 year-old woman has been re-arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

She has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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