31/10/2005

Man questioned in connection with weekend murder

Police are questioning a man in connection with the murder of a 60-year-old woman in north Belfast at the weekend.

The woman's body was found at about 11am on Sunday at a house in Richmond Square, off the Cavehill Road.

It is still unclear how she died however forensic experts have been searching the house, which is in a cul-de-sac near Antrim Road police station, for any possible clues.

A post mortem examination is to be carried out on Monday afternoon.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to contact them on 028 9065 0222 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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