Northern Ireland

Shillinghill Road, Armagh, roadside death 'may be hit and run'

The site where the man's body was found was cordoned off by police
Image caption The site where the man's body was found was cordoned off by police

A man whose body was found on a road in County Armagh may have been killed in a "hit and run" crash, police have said.

The dead man was found on Shillinghill Road in County Armagh, near Markethill, shortly before 07:00 BST on Monday.

Det Insp Colin Patterson said officers were currently working to establish the circumstances surrounding the sudden death.

He added that "at this stage we believe this may have been as a result of a hit and run road traffic collision".

He appealed for witnesses to contact detectives.