23/01/2018

Mark Ponisi Murder: Two People Charged

Two people have been charged in connection with the murder of a man in east Belfast.

The body of Mark Ponisi was discovered in a property in the London road area at around 10am on Saturday, 20 January.

A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman are to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 23 January.

Police are also appealing to speak to a taxi driver who may have vital information.
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Detective Chief Inspector Peter Montgomery said: "We believe this taxi driver may have information that could prove vital to our investigation and would appeal directly to him to contact the investigation team at Musgrave Street by calling 101 and asking for extension 17712."

(CD/MH)

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