DETECTIVES from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a man.
Police were called to a house on the Bangor Road at about 5.30 am this morning following reports that a man had been assaulted.
The victim, aged in his 20s, was found lying on the road.
He was treated by paramedics but died at the scene a short time later.
Two men, aged 19, have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Police said a post mortem examination would be carried out to help determine the cause of the man’s death.
The murder inquiry is being handled by the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team.
Detective Chief Inspector Justyn Galloway of MIT said: “This incident has resulted in the tragic death of a young man.
“I would ask anyone in the community who knows anything about the circumstances leading up to this incident, or saw or heard an altercation in the area of Bangor Road in Newtownards, to contact police.”