Detectives investigating the murder of Mark Lovell in Ardcarn Park, Newry, on the evening of Thursday 1 December have been granted an additional 36 hours to question a 34 year old man arrested on suspicion of murder.
The arrest follows searches of properties in the Newry area on Thursday 8th December.
The man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody in Musgrave Serious Crime Suite at this time.
Detectives are reiterating their appeal for anyone with information to contact them on 101. Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org