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Dromore police station in Co Down where the 66-year-old was arrested. Paul Faith/PA Wire
Dromore

PSNI granted more time to question man over deaths of three women

The three women who died were, Michelle Bickerstaff in April last year, Margaret Weise in August 2007 and Elizabeth McKee in December 2002.

EXTRA TIME HAS been given to detectives from the Serious Crime Branch questioning a man over the deaths of three women in Dromore, Co Down over the past 11 years.

PSNI were granted a further 36 hours to question the 66-year-old who was first arrested in the quiet market town yesterday morning.

The three women who died were, mother-of-four Michelle Bickerstaff (47) in April last year, Margaret Weise (50) in August 2007 and Elizabeth McKee (52) in December 2002.

Since his arrest, the man’s house in Dromore has been painted with graffiti.

Police continue to appeal to the community in the area for more information about the deaths to contact them.

People can contact the PSNI 0044 28 38315339 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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