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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Murder investigation launched after discovery of pensioner’s body

A murder investigation has been launched after the discovery of a 77-year-old woman’s body in Cookstown.

The discovery was made after police attended a house in the Rathleen Avenue area of the town around 11 am on Sunday.

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A male found at the property was arrested suspected of murder.

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Claire McGarvey, aDetective Inspector with the PSNI said: ”A 45 year old male located at the property has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

“I am appealing for anyone who believes they may have information which could assist Police with their investigation to contact detectives from the Major Investigation Team at Cookstown Police Station on 101 quoting reference 630 19/06/22.

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“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.”

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