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Man charged with Padraig Fox murder in Newcastle

29-year-old found dead in Newcastle home

Police released an image of Padraig Fox after opening a murder investigation into his death.
Police released an image of Padraig Fox after opening a murder investigation into his death.
Police pictured outside a property on Burrendale Park Road area of Newcastle after a 29-year-old man's body was found on Saturday. The PSNI have since launched a murder investigation. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Police pictured outside a property on Burrendale Park Road area of Newcastle after a 29-year-old man's body was found on Saturday. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Floral tributes left at the scene of the murder of Padraig Fox. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

A 21-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Padraig Fox and is to appear in court on Wednesday morning.

Another man, aged 26, has been charged with related offences including perverting the course of justice.

Both will appear in front of a judge at Newtownards Magistrates' Court. As is usual procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

Padraig Fox (29) was found dead in a flat in the Burrendale Park Road area of Newcastle on Saturday. A post mortem confirmed he had been murdered.

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