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Murder probe after man dies in street

Published 12/12/2015

PSNI officers search an area in Glasvey Close in west Belfast
PSNI officers search an area in Glasvey Close in west Belfast

A murder investigation has been launched after a young man died in the street in west Belfast.

Police were called to Glasvey Close at around 1am and found the man injured. Some reports suggest he had been stabbed.

Ambulance officers pronounced him dead at the scene.

Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Talbot said: "A number of injuries were noted on the body and as such we are treating this death as murder."

He added: "An investigation is now under way and we are seeking information from the public to assist us with our inquiries.

"I would appeal to anyone who has any information or who witnessed any disturbances in the area of the Stewartstown Road or Glasvey Close to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101."

Witnesses can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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