29/01/2016

Man Arrested After Man's Body Found In Co Antrim

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was discovered at a house in Co Antrim.

Emergency services were alerted to the Broombeg View area in Ballycastle at around 8.30pm on Thursday.

Police launched a murder investigation after the body of a 48-year-old man was found.
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Sinn Féin Councillor Cara McShane said: "This was a brutal killing. It took place in a residential area of the town and at a time of the evening when people would still have been going about their daily business.

"The community here is shocked and saddened at this tragic incident.

"My thoughts and prayers are with the victim's family and to everyone who has been impacted.

"I would urge people who have information to pass it on to the PSNI urgently."

(CD)

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