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Teenager arrested in Ballymena murder probe

The 31-year-old died at a house in the Orkney Drive area of Ballymena.

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Jason Lee Martin (PSNI)

Jason Lee Martin (PSNI)

Jason Lee Martin (PSNI)

A teenager has been arrested in connection to the murder of Jason Lee Martin in Ballymena, police have said.

Detectives from the PSNI’s major investigation team have launched a murder investigation into the death of the 31-year-old at a house in the Orkney Drive area of Ballymena in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Detective Inspector Kerry Brennan said: “Jason died after he was stabbed whilst in a house in the early hours of this morning.

“An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and he remains in custody at this stage.

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

“Or alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

PA