08/01/2015

Man Killed In Randalstown

The death of a man in Randalstown, Co Antrim, is being treated as murder, police have said.

The man, said to be in his 60s, died following an "incident" on Caddy Road.

A number of vehicles are thought are to have been involved in the incident which occurred shortly after midnight.

A woman in her 50s was assaulted. She is receiving hospital treatment.

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

In a statement, Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Talbot, said: "At this time investigations are at an early stage but I am treating this as murder.

"I appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious vehicles or activity in the Caddy Road area at around midnight to contact CID at Ballymena Police Station on the non-emergency number 101."

(JP)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

18 April 2019
Road Safety Warning Issued Ahead Of Easter Holidays
As the Easter holidays approach, police have issued a reminder to all road users and pedestrians to practice road safety measures while out and about. Sadly 18 people have already lost their lives on Northern Ireland's roads this year, double the number of people compared to the same period last year.
18 December 2015
Man Killed In Co Tyrone Crash Named
A 50-year-old man killed in a crash is Co Tyrone has been named. Kieran McSorley was a passenger in one of the cars involved in the collision on the Omagh Road just before 7pm. Three other people were taken to hospital to be treated, however their conditions are not known. The road was re-opened at around 3am on Friday.
17 April 2019
Other News In Brief
Man Arrested By Police Probing INLA Activities Detectives investigating the activities of the dissident republican INLA group have arrested a 49-year-old man. He is being detained under the Terrorism Act. The arrest follows a search of a property in Strabane this morning. The man is being questioned at Musgrave Police Station.
26 September 2014
Cyclist Killed In North Down
A cyclist has been killed following a collision with a lorry. It is understood that the victim is male and aged in his 30s. The incident happened on the A1 carriageway outside Newry at about 20:30 on Thursday. The man died in hospital a short time after arrival. No details on the man's identity have been released.
18 April 2019
Pair Reported To PPS Over Damage To Election Posters
Two men arrested in County Down yesterday over criminal damage to election posters have been released pending a report to the PPS. The 22 and 17-year-old were arrested on the Lurgan Road, Dromore on Wednesday 17 April by detectives investigating damage to posters the previous day.