Arrest over Portstewart body find

Published Wednesday, 04 June 2014
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A man has been arrested by police investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman at a house in Portstewart, Co Londonderry.

The death, in the Knockancor Drive area, was reported to police shortly before 1.30pm on Wednesday.

The deceased has been named locally as Margaret Evans, a well-known business woman who had previously run a hairdressing salon in the seaside town.

From the scene, UTV reporter Natasha Millar added: "She would have been very well-known to all in the town and this death of a popular resident has come as a major shock to the community."

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M OBRIEN in portstewart wrote (102 days ago):
Sorry to learn of Margo's sad departure. May she rest in peace. My condolences to the family
Mary Beattie in Portrush wrote (102 days ago):
Such sad news for Portstewart to hear the sad news of Margaret great business woman deepest sympathy to her husband John family and friends at this sad time .sleep in peace xx
bee in newtownabbey wrote (103 days ago):
Thoughts and love r with the family and close friends of margaret such sad and tragic news RIP and hope justice is done portstewart is a lovly town go there atleast once a month with my kids. Rip margaret
arlene taggart in portstewart wrote (103 days ago):
thoughts are with the family at this sad time such a waste of life
Debbie Davis in Coleraine wrote (103 days ago):
I am totally shocked to hear this tragic news. She was a dedicated business woman. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time
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