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)

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