Belfast Telegraph

Murder victim Paschal McAfee had been stabbed several times

The man found dead at a house in north Belfast on Friday had been stabbed several times, police have said.

The body of Paschal McAfee (50) was found by his mother at a house in Henderson Avenue, off the Cavehill Road, at around 1pm on Friday.

A post mortem examination will be carried out to determine the cause of death.

Mr McAfee - who was also known as Basil - was last seen in an off-licence in Henderson Avenue at approximately 4pm on Thursday.

Detective Chief Inspector John McVea said officers need to find out where Mr McAfee went after being in the off-licence.

"Police are particularly keen to know where Basil was from approximately 4pm on Thursday 19 December," he said.

"We know that he had bought some alcohol in an off-licence just off the Cavehill Road, just before 4pm. We're keen to know who Basil was with just after that time, or where he had been."

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