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One teenage girl held in custody over death of Chinese restaurant owner

Nelson Cheung was stabbed to death earlier this month.

Image: PSNI

Updated 10.26pm

ONE OF TWO teenager girls arrested by detectives investigating the death of Nelson Cheung has been released without charge.

The Chinese restaurant owner was killed on Caddy Road in the Randalstown area of Co Antrim on 8 January.

The two arrested earlier today are both aged 16. One remains in custody.

Three men aged 25 to 33 have already been charged in connection with the incident and a number of others arrested.

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Speaking about the incident at the time, Detective Chief Inspector with the PSNI, Eamonn Corrigan, said:

Mr Cheung was a well-liked and well known man who ran a Chinese restaurant in Randalstown.He was a father of four and husband to Mrs Winnie Cheung, who was injured during the attack on the Caddy Road.

Originally published 12.19pm

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