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Homeless man’s uncle to be tried for murder

The uncle of a man stabbed to death in Belfast has been ordered to stand trial for his murder.

Samuel Morrison (47) is charged with the killing of George Morrison last July.

The 29-year-old victim, a homeless man, was found lying on an avenue off the Cliftonville Road in the north of the city. He had suffered a number of stab wounds.

During a preliminary inquiry at Belfast Magistrates Court on Thursday prosecutors submitted there was a prima facie case against Samuel Morrison.

The judge returned him for Crown Court trial on a date to be fixed. Morrison, from north Belfast was released on continuing bail to stay at his current address, the Must Hostel in Cookstown.

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