Three arrested in connection with murder in West Belfast

The discovery was made at Glasvey Close in the early hours of this morning

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Three people have been arrested following the murder of a teenager in Belfast.

The man's body was discovered at Glasvey Close in the early hours of this morning.

Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Talbot said, “we received a report at around 1am of a young man lying at Glasvey Close. After examination by ambulance staff the man was pronounced dead at the scene".

The PSNI are also investigating a serious assault on another young man who was with the deceased.

Two 18 year olds and a 16 year old have been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

The investigation is ongoing.