Further arrest in Jason McGovern investigation

Monday 07 January 2013 20.37
Jason McGovern, 19, was found dead at a house on New Year's Eve
Jason McGovern, 19, was found dead at a house on New Year's Eve

Police investigating the murder of Jason McGovern in Omagh, Co Tyrone last week have arrested a 23-year-old man.

The 19-year-old was found dead at a house in Emyvale in Co Monaghan on New Year's Eve after being assaulted twice in Omagh the night before.

Five men and a teenager have been charged with affray in connection with the incident.

Police said the 23-year-old man was arrested in the Omagh area and is assisting them with inquiries.

Mr McGovern's funeral took place this morning at St Patrick's Church, Corracrin, in Co Monaghan.