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Fresh appeal over Stefan Zait murder in Ardglass

Stefan Zait

Detectives investigating the murder of Stefan Zait in Ardglass have renewed their appeal for information one week after the 45-year-old was seriously assaulted.

Mr Zait, originally from Romania, had been living in Northern Ireland for six years and made a living working on the fishing vessels.

He was attacked just before 11am on Tuesday suffering serious injuries. He later passed away in hospital sparking a murder investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Corrigan said: “Although a 20-year-old male suspect has been charged, we are continuing to appeal for information about the circumstances surrounding Stefan’s death. 

"Stefan died on Thursday morning from serious head injuries he sustained during a brutal  attack in broad daylight on the morning of Tuesday 22 May.

"From our enquiries, we know that Stefan was attacked outside 1 Lighthouse Cove between 10.30am and 11am on Tuesday 22nd May 2018.

"I am continuing to appeal for anyone who witnessed this attack or anyone who was in the area of Downpatrick Road or Strangford Road on Tuesday morning to get in touch with the investigation team. 

"I would appeal to anyone who has captured any footage at the scene, either on devices or on dashcams, to please get in touch."

Belfast Telegraph