Police investigating deaths of Dromore women issue community appeal

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Detectives from Serious Crime Branch investigating the deaths of three women in Dromore over an 11-year period have issued a direct appeal to the community, urging anyone with information to come forward.

The appeal comes after a 66-year-old man was arrested in the town this morning (Tuesday) in connection to the deaths of Michelle Bickerstaff (47), Margaret Weise and Elizabeth McKee (52).

The three women died in April 2012, August 2007 and December 2002 respectively.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Harkness said, “We are keen to speak with anyone who may have any information which could assist us and I would urge members of the community in Dromore to contact us. People may have been reluctant to come forward in the past but I can assure you that any information given to the police will be treated in the utmost confidence. Your information could provide us with the vital link to enable us to bring this investigation to a successful conclusion.”

Anyone with information can contact detectives on 38 315339 from 9am to 10pm Monday-Friday, alternatively a message can be left outside of these hours. Or you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”