14/02/2005

Police question three people after man’s death in Belfast

Three men have been arrested for questioning after a man found seriously injured in the Jamaica Road area of north Belfast subsequently died.

The man, believed to have been in his thirties, and who has now been identified by police as Stephen Montgomery, had sustained severe injuries to his head and body. Found at around 3am on Sunday morning, he was taken to hospital and later pronounced dead.

Two men, aged 25 and 28, initially arrested by police and a third man, aged 22, is now also helping police with their enquiries in connection with the incident.

Police, however, are keen to talk to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the Jamaica Road area in the early hours of Sunday.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police at Tennent Street on 028 9065 0222, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

(MB/SP)

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