29/06/2011

Man Arrested For Murder Following Carrick Body Find

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, after a woman's body was found in Carrickfergus.

The body of the 29-year-old woman was found in a house in the Pattersons Row area of the Co. Antrim town around 6pm on Tuesday.

Police are continuing to question the 38-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

Anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area on Tuesday or who has any other information is asked to contact police.

(KMc/GK)

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