28/01/2019

Murder Probe Launched After Man Dies In East Belfast

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man died following an attack in east Belfast.

Officers were called to Cluan Place on Sunday night, January 27, after reports a man had been seriously assaulted.

The PSNI has since confirmed that the 45-year-old man has died and detectives from the Serious Crime Branch have launched a murder investigation.
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Detective Chief Inspector Peter McKenna said: "I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Cluan Place, Albertbridge Road or Templemore Avenue between 9pm and 10pm last night who may have any information which could assist us with our inquiries to make contact on 101 quoting reference number 1303 of  27/1/19.

"I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have been in any of these areas and have dashcam footage to contact us."

Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.



(JG/CM)

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