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Monday, May 16, 2022

Murder investigation launched following Whitehead stabbing

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the report of a stabbing in Whitehead on Saturday evening, 16th April.

Detective Inspector Foreman said: “We received a report at around 6.10 pm that a woman had been stabbed at a property in the Victoria Avenue area of Whitehead.

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“Officers attended, along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

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“Sadly, a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A man has been arrested and is currently in police custody. At this stage we are not looking for any other suspects.

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“Our enquiries are at any early stage. However, I would appeal to anyone with information to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 1502 of 16/04/22.

“Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous.”

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