DETECTIVES from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team probing the murder of 55 year old Pat McCormick have charged a 26 year old man with murder.
A 21 year old woman has been charged with assisting offenders and perverting the course of Justice.
Both are due to appear at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court this morning, Friday, July 12, for a first remand hearing.
As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.
The remains of Mr McCormick was found on Tuesday following a search of a lake in Ballygowaan.