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Man arrested after woman’s body found in flat

The 39-year-old woman was found in a property in Haywood Avenue in south Belfast.

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The scene at Haywood Avenue in south Belfast close to a flat where a woman’s body was found (Rebecca Black/PA)

The scene at Haywood Avenue in south Belfast close to a flat where a woman’s body was found (Rebecca Black/PA)

The scene at Haywood Avenue in south Belfast close to a flat where a woman’s body was found (Rebecca Black/PA)

A man has been arrested following the suspicious death of a woman in a flat in Haywood Avenue in south Belfast.

Officers were called to the property at around 1.45am where the body of the 39-year-old woman was discovered inside.

PSNI detective chief inspector Darren McCartney said: “A post-mortem examination will take place in due course to determine the cause of death. However, I am treating her death as suspicious at this time.

“A 21-year-old male has been arrested as part of the investigation and has been taken to Musgrave Police Station for questioning.”

PA