PSNI launch murder investigation following death of man in Co Antrim

A 33-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the investigation

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In the North, a murder investigation has begun following the death of a 48-year-old man in Ballycastle, County Antrim.

His body was discovered at a house in Broombeg View last night.

Police have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

North Antrim MLA Mervyn Storey said, "Ballycastle is a close-knit community and this has shocked people in the area.

"The full details have yet to be established but it would appear that it was a particularly brutal murder," he added.