01/02/2019

Eighth Arrest In Ian Ogle Murder Investigation

An eighth suspect has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a Belfast community worker.

45-year-old Ian Ogle was stabbed 11 times by a group of men on Sunday night, 27 January.

A 21-year-old man arrested on Wednesday has been released on bail pending further enquiries, while a 22-year-old man remains in custody.

The most recent arrest saw a 36-year-old man detained at Musgrave Station for questioning.
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One line of inquiry being pursued by officers investigating the murder is that members of the east Belfast UVF were responsible.

Six other people arrested in connection with the murder, including four men and two women, have all also been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Mr Ogle was attacked as he prayed with a pastor on a street near his home in Cluan Place.

More than 1,000 people attended a vigil in his memory on Wednesday 30 January which brought the Albertbridge Road to a standstill.



(JG/CM)

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