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Man Dies Following Downpatrick Stabbing

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation after a 28-year-old man died following a stabbing incident in Downpatrick this morning (Monday, 3rd January).

Detective Chief Inspector, John Caldwell said: “We believe that the man was stabbed in the Church Street area of the town around 11am today (Monday, 3rd January). Sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

“We have arrested a man in his 30s on suspicion of murder and he remains in custody at this time. I would appeal to anyone with information which could assist in our investigation or who may have dashcam footage to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 497 of 03/01/22.

“A report can also be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.”

ENDS

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