Northern Ireland

Jason McGovern death: Police question 23-year-old

Jason McGovern
Jason McGovern was found dead at a house in County Monaghan

Police investigating the murder of Jason McGovern in Omagh last month have arrested a 23-year-old man.

The 19-year-old from Tydavnet, Monaghan, was assaulted on two separate occasions on New Year's Eve.

Mr McGovern was found dead in a house in County Monaghan later that day. He had suffered a head injury. His funeral took place on Monday.

Four men and a youth appeared in court on Saturday on charges of affray in connection with his death.

Police said the 23-year-old man was arrested in the Omagh area on Monday and was currently assisting them with inquiries.

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