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Three men and a woman in custody over death of man in Lisburn

Conor Trindle
23 Jun 2019, 18:08 GMT+10

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A murder investigation has been launched followng the discovery of a body at a house in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.

Three men, 49, 32 and 28, and a 28-year-old woman were arrested in connection with the man's death in Lisburn on Saturday night.

Lisburn is a city southwest of Belfast and which forms part of the Belfast Metropolitan Area.

PSNI detectives say the cause of death of the man, who was 50 years old, has yet to be determined.

"The 50 year old was found in his living room at around 8:45pm on Friday night, 21 June. A post mortem examination will be carried out in due course to determine the cause of his death," Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said Saturday.

"Our enquiries are at a very early stage and I am appealing for anyone with information that could potentially assist the investigation to please get in touch by calling 101. Or alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime," the detective chief inspector said.

(Photo credit: Albert Bridge).

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