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Police name 64-year-old woman stabbed to death in Co Antrim

Detectives have named the woman murdered in Whitehead on Saturday as 64-year-old Alyson Nelson. Detective Inspector Foreman said:

“We received a report at around 6.10 pm that a woman had been stabbed at a property in the Victoria Avenue area of Whitehead.

“Officers attended, along with emergency service colleagues. “Sadly, she was pronounced dead at the scene. A man in his 60s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

“I would again appeal to anyone with information about this incident to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 1502 of 16/04/22.” A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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