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Father dies after Cave Hill fall

A man has died after falling from one of Belfast’s best known landmarks.

The 41-year-old, named locally as Samuel Hooks, died on Tuesday evening after falling from Cave Hill. A spokesman for the PSNI said they were not investigating any suspicious circumstances.

“We had been made aware of a person in distress on Cave Hill at 6pm on Tuesday. We did attend with other agencies.”

It is understood the victim was accompanied by his two young daughters who raised the alarm.

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