Northern Ireland

Jason McGovern death: Man charged with manslaughter

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

A 21-year-old man has been charged with the manslaughter of County Monaghan teenager Jason McGovern.

Mr McGovern, 19, of Tydavnet, died after being attacked in Omagh, County Tyrone, on New Year's Eve. He was found dead at a friend's house.

An 18-year-old man also arrested on Tuesday morning was released unconditionally.

Five people have previously been charged with affray in connection with the death.

Mr McGovern was assaulted on two separate occasions during a night out in Omagh.

He was found dead in a house in County Monaghan hours later. He had suffered a head injury.

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