Body of a woman found in Armagh

A murder investigation has been launched

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of a 51-year-old woman was discovered in a house in Lurgan, Co Armagh during the early hours of this morning.

Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell said: “Police were called to the scene at around 2:50am this morning and the body of the woman was discovered inside a house.  A post mortem examination will take place to determine the cause of death.

"A 51 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody."

The PSNI had no further details.