A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a young man was discovered in County Armagh last night.
The 25-year-old’s body was found in the Lake Road area of Craigavon.
This morning, PSNI Detective Inspector Miller said detectives have now begun a murder investigation.
“A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder,” he said.
"A post-mortem will be carried out in due course.
He said there will be “some disruption” to residents and motorists in the Lake Road and Clonmeen areas as police carry out their inquiries.
DUP MP Carla Lockhart urged anyone with any information to contact police.
“This is obviously a very sad situation for the family of the deceased man and my thoughts are with them at this time” she said.
“A young life cut off in its prime.”
Tragic news about the discovery of a man’s body in the Lake road area of Craigavon last night. While circumstances remain unclear, I would ask anyone with information to contact the PSNI.
— John O' Dowd (@JohnODowdSF) January 17, 2020
Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd described the news as “tragic” and urged anyone with information to come forward.