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Police at a house in Crossmaglen, Co Armagh following the death of Michael McConville. Alamy Stock Photo
South Armagh

Man charged with murder of 74-year-old Michael McConville in Crossmaglen

The 67-year-old man is due to appear before Banbridge Magistrates Court tomorrow.

A MAN HAS been charged with the murder of Michael McConville, who was found dead at a house in Co Armagh last week. 

Police discovered the 74-year-old’s body in the bathroom of a house in the Annaghmare Road area of Crossmaglen in south Armagh shortly after 7pm on Saturday, 15 June. 

He had serious head injuries believed to have been caused by a weapon. 

A 67-year-old man was subsequently arrested by the PSNI. He has since been charged.

He expected to appear before Banbridge Magistrates Court sitting in Newry tomorrow. 

“As is usual procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service,” a PSNI spokesperson said.

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