Murder probe launched

Dessie Blackadder


Dessie Blackadder

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in a flat in the Crebilly Road area of Ballymena.

A 29 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody at this time.

Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell said: "I would ask anyone who heard or saw anything suspicious in the area of Crebilly Road between 12 mid-day on Tuesday, 29 September and 1.00am this morning, Wednesday, 30 September to contact detectives on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 52 30/09/20. Alternatively information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Guidance : Enquiries are at an early stage - there is no further information at this time.

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