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Arrest made Police launch murder probe after man's body found at house in Derry

The PSNI has appealed for information.


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Detectives from the PSNI Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation after the body of a male was discovered on Monday in Derry.

Detective Chief Inspector Raymond Phelan said: “Just after 12.30 this afternoon, police received a report that the body of a deceased male had been found at a residential property in the Sandy Braes area of Magherafelt.

“Police attended and a man has been arrested nearby on suspicion of murder.

“My investigation is at a very early stage and I would appeal to anyone who was in the Sandy Braes area in recent days and who witnessed anything to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 944 of 18/10/21.”

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