Belfast Telegraph

Man arrested over death of woman

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 32-year-old woman at a house in Ballymena.

A man aged 41 was arrested following the incident in the Centuripe Avenue area of the Co Antrim town in the early hours of this morning.

The suspect is being questioned in Ballymena police station.

Sinn Fein MLA Daithi McKay said: "The community here are shocked at what has taken place in an otherwise quiet part of the town.

"People's thoughts and prayers are with the family of this young woman at this difficult time."

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph