20/12/2021

Woman Murdered At Her North Belfast Home

Police have issued an appeal for information following the murder of a woman in north Belfast on Saturday 18 December.

The body of a 30-year-old woman was discovered at her home in Harcourt Drive.

A 30-year-old man remains in police custody, arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police have said that a post-mortem is due to be carried out to confirm the exact cause of death, which they have said will determine the course of their investigation.

It is understood that a forensic teams is continuing to investigate the scene at Harcourt Drive.
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Anyone with any information about the incident, in particular anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area around the time, is urged to contact police.

Commenting on the incident Women's Aid – a voluntary organisation addressing domestic abuse and providing services for women and children – tweeted: " We are devastated that another tragedy has happened the death of another woman. Our thoughts are with her family and friends. If you have been affected and need support please contact womensaidni.org".

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