Newbuildings: Woman arrested over man's murder

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The man died in a house in on Duncastle Road in Newbuildings on Monday
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The house where the man died was sealed off by police

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in County Londonderry.

The man died in a house on Duncastle Road in Newbuildings on Monday.

The woman, who is 41, remains in police custody.

The DUP's MLA for Foyle, Gary Middleton, said the man's death had sent shockwaves through the community.

"Unfortunately there has been a tragedy here in Newbuildings," he said.

"Obviously our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families involved because this is a very shocking and sad incident."

A police spokeswoman confirmed the PSNI's Major Investigation Team has launched a murder investigation, but said there were "no further details at this stage".