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Murder investigation following death of Ballymena Male

The Ballykeel community pay tribute to Jason Martin in the estate’s communal garden after his murder. PIX MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man at a house in Orkney Drive, Ballymena early this morning, Saturday 27 June.

The victim has been named locally as Jason Martin.

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 male 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 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”