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Detectives launch murder investigation after death of man found in Belfast City Centre

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man.

The man, aged in his late 30s, was found with serious injuries in Belfast city centre on the morning of Sunday 14 August. He was taken to hospital, but has sadly since passed away.

Detective Inspector Foreman said:

"We believe the victim had been assaulted in the Callender Street area of the city in the early hours of that Sunday.

"A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at this time.

“Our enquiries continue, and I am appealing to anyone with information, or who may have captured dash cam footage, to get in touch with detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1924 of 14/08/22. If you were in the area of Callender Street, Chichester Street, Donegal Square, Donegal Place, Royal Avenue or Castle Place between 4am and 8am on Sunday 14 August, please contact us.”

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800

555 111 or online at


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