29/01/2015

Man's Body Found On Botanic Avenue

A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a man's body outside a bookmakers on Botanic Avenue in Belfast.

According to police, the body was found just after 05:00 this morning. They are treating the case as murder.

A man has been arrested and is helping police with their enquires.
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Botanic Avenue has been closed to traffic and pedestrians between University Street and Shaftesbury Square. It is expected to remain closed for several hours while forensic examinations are carried out. Botanic train station is also currently closed.

Police are urging anyone who was in the Botanic area in the early hours of Thursday morning to contact them at Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.

(MH/CD)

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