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Basil McAfee murder: Woman arrested in north Belfast

Published 05/06/2015

The body of Paschal McAfee was found by his mother at a house in Henderson Avenue, off the Cavehill Road
The body of Paschal McAfee was found by his mother at a house in Henderson Avenue, off the Cavehill Road

Detectives investigating the murder of a man more than a year ago have arrested a woman in north Belfast.

Basil McAfee was discovered in the living room of his home in Henderson Avenue on December 20, 2013.

He was the victim of an attack involving an axe and a knife.

He was last seen alive on the evening of December 19.

The 44-year-old woman was arrested in the north of the city on Friday morning and is being questioned at a Belfast police station.

This is the fifth arrest so far in the investigation.

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