Man charged with murder of woman in Armagh

The man will appear in court tomorrow evening

Man charged with murder of woman in Armagh

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A man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Armagh today. 

The body of 51 year old Anita Downey was discovered in Lurgan on Friday morning.

Detective Inspector David McGrory said "The man is due to appear at Lisburn MC on Monday 23rd January."

The inspector continued by saying "Our enquiries into the murder of Anita are continuing and I would like to take this opportunity to ask the public for their assistance in locating a missing mobile phone which I believe has been missing somewhere in the Lurgan area since around 9pm on the evening of Thursday 19th January.

"I would ask anyone finding a phone anywhere in the Lurgan area to contact detectives at the incident room in Mahon Road station on 101."