“We don’t know the circumstances, but obviously my thoughts are with the loved ones of the deceased individual because loss for anybody is never easy.”
Earlier this month, 23-year-old Jake Bailey-Sloan died following an incident outside a licensed premises in the town.
Speaking of the death of Mr Barriskill, a PSNI spokesperson said: “Just after 12.07pm [yesterday], police responding to the report of an incident located the body of a deceased male at a residential property in the Whitesides Hill area of Portadown. A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
“My investigation is at a very early stage and I would appeal to anyone who was in the Whitesides Hill area from 8pm [Tuesday] and who witnessed anything suspicious to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference 773 of 27/10/21.”