Flowers left at scene of ‘suspicious’ death in Lurgan

Flowers left outside the flat where Marcell 'Junior' Seeley was found dead yesterday
Flowers left outside the flat where Marcell 'Junior' Seeley was found dead yesterday

Flowers have been left at the flat in Lurgan where the late Marcell ‘Junior’ Seeley was found dead.

Mr Seeley, a well known character in the Lurgan area, was found dead in a flat at Dingwell Park, Taghnevan yesterday morning.

Forensic team enter the front door of the flat where the late Marcell 'Junior' Seeley was found dead yesterday

Forensic team enter the front door of the flat where the late Marcell 'Junior' Seeley was found dead yesterday

Police are treating Mr Seeley’s death as ‘suspicious’.

His body was found around noon yesterday.

It is understood Mr Seeley, who was aged just 33, was discovered with head injuries.

A spokesperson for the NI Ambulance Service said it received a call just after noon on Tuesday.

Police remain on duty today outside the Dingwell Park flat where the Mr Marcell 'Junior' Seeley was found dead. HIs death is being treated as 'suspicious'.

Police remain on duty today outside the Dingwell Park flat where the Mr Marcell 'Junior' Seeley was found dead. HIs death is being treated as 'suspicious'.

“A Rapid Response paramedic and Accident and Emergency Crew were at the scene within seven minutes however the patient was deceased,” he said.

A team of forensic experts were still combing the scene today and two police Land Rovers guarded the property.

Most of the glass windows in the flat have either been smashed or boarded up with wooden panels or plastic.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “The death is being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem examination will take place to determine the cause.”

A pane of glass at the front door of the Dingwell Park flat is smashed as are windows at the front and back of the ground floor flat. Mr Marcell 'Junior' Seelley was found dead in the flat yesterday lunchtime

A pane of glass at the front door of the Dingwell Park flat is smashed as are windows at the front and back of the ground floor flat. Mr Marcell 'Junior' Seelley was found dead in the flat yesterday lunchtime

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan, who is leading the enquiry, said: “If anyone saw anything unusual in the Dingwell Park area in recent days, we would like them to contact detectives at Mahon Road police station by calling 101.

Sinn Féin MLA John O Dowd said: “This is a tragic event and it is still early in the police investigation on the circumstances. Our thoughts must be with the family and friends of those affected. Everyone in the Taghnevan and wider community will be shocked by this death. ”

Police forensic teams were last night scouring the flat for clues.

Last night many tributes were paid to Mr Seeley on the MAIL Facebook page and condolences shared with his friends and family.