Man arrested over death of Stevie Conlan near Coalisland

The roadside where Steven Conlon's body was found
The roadside where Steven Conlon's body was found

A man has been arrested over the death of Stevie Conlan, whose body was found on a road near Coalisland in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police say a 35 year old man is helping them with their enquiries into the death of Mr Conlan which has sent shockwaves across the community.

SDLP Councillor Malachy Quinn said: “The whole community here is in shock at the tragic news this morning.”

“This is the sort of news that everyone dreads. It is devastating, and my thoughts and prayers will be with the Stephan’s family and friends.”

Inspector Neil Graham said: “I would ask anyone who saw the incident or who has any information to contact Police at Dungannon on the non-emergency number 101.”