21/06/2019

Two Sudden Deaths Investigated By Police

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden deaths of two people in west Belfast.

The two bodies, understood to be a man and woman, were discovered at a house in Woodside Drive in Poleglass on Thursday 20 June.

Police and forensic investigators attended the scene and post-mortem examinations are expected to be carried out.

Sinn Fein MLA Órlaithí Flynn said there is shock and sadness in the local community following the deaths.
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The west Belfast representative said: "Cllr Stephen Magennis and I have spoken with the family and neighbours of the two people who tragically lost their lives in Poleglass.

"The family and local residents have asked us to appeal on their behalf for everyone to respect their privacy at this devastating time.

"There is a sense of shock and sadness in the community. We send our sincere condolences to the family at this extremely difficult time."



(JG/CM)

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