Northern Ireland

Dessie Mee: Three held over Newtownards man's 'suspicious death'

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Media captionDet Supt Kevin Geddis said police are unsure if he was pushed from window.

Three people have been arrested after what police have said is the suspicious death of a County Down man.

Dessie Mee died in hospital after an incident at an apartment property on Regent Street in Newtownards.

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Image caption Newtownards man Dessie Mee died in hospital on Tuesday night

The 45-year-old, from Blenheim Drive in the town, was found outside Millers House shortly before 19:50 BST on Tuesday.

Two men, aged 35 and 42, and a 29-year-old woman have been arrested.

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Image caption Dessie Mee would found outside an apartment on Regent Street in Newtownards on Tuesday night

A post-mortem examination is due to be held on Mr Mee's body.

Police have appealed for information about Mr Mee's movements in the days before his death.

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Media captionLouise Crossan, who lives in the apartment complex where the incident happened, said people were "stunned" by Mr Mee's death

"We are also appealing for information about activity in and around apartment number 25 at Millers House last night between 18:00 and 20:30," Det Supt Kevin Geddes said.