Murder investigation launched after woman's body found in Armagh

A 36-year-old man has been arrested

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A murder inquiry has been launched in the North following the earlier discovery of a woman's body.

The body of 31-year-old Laura Marshall was found yesterday evening at a flat on Victoria Street in Lurgan.

A post mortem of her remains was conducted, and as a result of the findings a murder investigation is now underway.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the investigation and remains in custody.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police.