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Man who died after ‘stabbing’ in Co Antrim named

A man aged 51 has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Inayat Shah, 67, in Ballymena.

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A man allegedly murdered in Co Antrim on Saturday was Inayat Shah, police said Niall Carson/PA).

A man allegedly murdered in Co Antrim on Saturday was Inayat Shah, police said Niall Carson/PA).

A man allegedly murdered in Co Antrim on Saturday was Inayat Shah, police said Niall Carson/PA).

A man who was allegedly murdered in Co Antrim on Saturday has been named by police.

Inayat Shah, 67, died from injuries suffered during an alleged stabbing on the Galgorm Road in Ballymena.

A man aged 51 arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Peter Montgomery said: “My investigation into this brutal murder is ongoing and I continue to appeal for anyone who was on Galgorm Road yesterday afternoon and who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives.”

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