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Third man charged with murder of Victor Hamilton in Ballymena



Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Major Investigation Team, investigating the murder of 63-year-old Victor Hamilton in Orkney Drive in Ballymena on Tuesday 26 July, have charged a third person with murder.


The 41-year-old man was arrested in the Portadown area on Monday morning, 8 August.



He is expected to appear via video link before Limavady Magistrates' Court sitting in Ballymena today, Wednesday 10 August. 


As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.


Two other men have also previously been charged in connection with Mr Hamilton’s killing.



Mamadu Saido Djalo (29) with an address of Springfield Crescent, Belfast, was remanded in custody on Monday 1 August.


The second man, Mario Menezes (33), with an address of Portmore Street, Portadown, appeared in court on Tuesday 2 August, and was remanded into custody.


A 23-year-old woman who was also previously arrested as part of the investigation, was later released on bail pending further enquiries.



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