Police given extra time to question man arrested in murder inquiry

Laura Marshall.
Laura Marshall.

Police investigating the murder of Lurgan woman Laura Marshall have been given extra time to question a suspect.

Thirty-one-year-old Laura was found dead in her apartment in Victoria Street on Sunday evening.

Yesterday police said they were investigating her murder following a post mortem.

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch said they had been granted additional time by a court to question a 36-year-old man.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan from Serious Crime Branch said: “Police have been allowed an extra 36 hours to question the suspect.

“I am continuing appeal to anyone who may have seen or had any contact with Laura over the weekend to contact Detectives at Mahon Road on 101 or alternatively information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

“I also want to hear from anyone who saw or heard any activity at Laura’s home in Victoria Street over the weekend until Sunday evening at 5.30pm.”