17/12/2015

Man Arrested Over David Clarke Murder

A man has been arrested by police investigating the murder of David Clarke in 2001.

The 33-year-old suspect was arrested in the Bangor area on Thursday.

Mr Clarke, 26, who had learning difficulties, was beaten to death at his flat in north Belfast on 06 June 2001.

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Dickson said: "I would continue to ask anyone with information to do the right thing and come forward with anything they know.
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"They can call the police non-emergency number 101, or use the independent charity Crimestoppers, where information can be provided anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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