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Police launch murder investigation following death of 17-year-old boy

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Detectives from the Police Service's Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 17-year-old boy in Limavady on Friday night, 2nd February.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Gibson said:

“The victim sustained stab wounds in the Woodland Walk area, reported at around 9.35pm. He subsequently died in hospital from his injuries. 

“Another man, aged in his 50s, has been taken to hospital where his condition is described as stable.

“Five males have all been arrested and are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

“We are appealing to witnesses or anyone with information to contact detectives on 101 quoting 1924 02/02/24. Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

“You can also submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via”


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