08/06/2015

Police Continue To Investigate Ballycastle Deaths

Police have ruled out carbon monoxide poisoning after a couple were found dead at a property in Ballycastle on Thursday.

Kenneth Boughey, 68, and Rita Boughey, 79, were discovered at their home in the Abbey area at approximately 8.30pm.

Chief Inspector Mark McClarence from the PSNI said the investigation is "continuing".
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He said: "Post mortem examinations were carried out on Friday and we are awaiting the results of further toxicology tests. However, the post mortem ruled out carbon monoxide poisoning as a cause of death.

"At this time, the deaths continue to be treated as unexplained."

(CD/JP)

Ballycastle Deaths Being Treated As 'Unexplained'

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