Two Men Released After Body Found In North Belfast

Two men arrested after the discovery of a man's body in north Belfast have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The body of a man was discovered in the Orient Gardens area just before 10pm on Wednesday, 18 April.

The suspects were arrested on suspicion of murder.
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The investigation is continuing and police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.


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