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17-year-old girl released after man's body found in stream

A 35-year-old woman has also been released and three men remain in custody.

The Mourneview Street/ Thomas Street area
The Mourneview Street/ Thomas Street area
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A 17-YEAR-OLD girl has been released by police in Northern Ireland.

She was being held as part of an investigation into the discovery of a man’s body in a stream in Portadown.

The body was found in the Mourneview Street/ Thomas Street area just after 11am.

She is due to be reported to the Public Prosecution Service for withholding information.

A 35-year-old woman has also been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Three men, two aged 28 and one aged 30, remain in custody and are assisting police with their enquiries. 

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They are being held at a police station in Belfast.

The police have said they believe they know the man’s identity but will not release this information until the conclusion of the post-mortem examination. 

Police have another 36 hours to question the men they are holding in custody. 

Read: Five arrested after man’s body found in stream this morning

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