Northern Ireland

Man murdered in Banbridge was Richard Gerard Scullion

Richard Gerard Scullion Image copyright PSNI
Image caption 55-year-old Richard Gerard Scullion was found dead at a house in Banbridge on Monday

A man found dead at a house in Banbridge, County Down, has been named as 55-year-old Richard Gerard Scullion.

Mr Scullion's body was discovered at the property at Millmount Court on Monday afternoon.

Police are treating the death as murder and are continuing to question a 28-year-old man arrested on Monday night.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: "Earlier today we were granted an extension in relation to the suspect's detention."

Police have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

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