Three released in Bangor murder probe

The three men who were being questioned in connection with the murder of Bangor man Mark Christie in August last year, have been released without charge.

Mr Christie, 36, from the Whitehall area of the town, was chased through the Kilcooley estate by up to six men on August 22, 2006.

Mr Christie was eventually caught and beaten to death by the gang. Police believe that a machete may have been used in the murder.

It is understood that the victim had been given a suspended jail term after being charged with assault the week before he was murdered.

A number of people have been questioned over the murder, however as yet, no one has been charged.


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