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Man charged with murder following discovery of body in north Belfast

A man was found dead in a house in the Ballysillan area shortly before 11pm on Saturday.

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Oakley Street in north Belfast (Liam McBurney/PA)

Oakley Street in north Belfast (Liam McBurney/PA)

Oakley Street in north Belfast (Liam McBurney/PA)

A 34-year-old man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a body at a house in north Belfast.

The man was found at a house on Oakley Street in the Ballysillan area shortly before 11pm on Saturday.

The accused is due to appear before Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Officers launched a murder inquiry earlier on Tuesday following the results of a post-mortem examination.

The man was arrested at the weekend following the fatal incident.

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