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Suspects released in Paul Smyth murder probe

Paul Smyth
Paul Smyth

Four people arrested in connection with the murder of Paul Smyth in his Lisburn home have been released.

Mr Smyth (50) was found shot dead at his house in Coulson Avenue on Friday evening.

Three men aged 28, 32 and 49 and a 28-year-old woman were later arrested.

The 28 and 32-year-old men along with the woman were released on police bail pending further investigation.

The 49-year-old man was released unconditionally.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan urged anyone with information to come forward.

"Paul was found in his living room at around 8.45pm on Friday night," he said.

"I am appealing for anyone with information that could potentially assist the investigation to please get in touch by calling 101.

"Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime."

Forensic experts at the house where Paul Smyth was found dead
Forensic experts at the house where Paul Smyth was found dead

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