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Nelson Cheung

Four due in court after murder of Chinese restaurant owner

Two teenagers who were arrested in relation to the late night assault have been released.

THREE PEOPLE HAVE been charged in connection with the murder of Nelson Cheung in Antrim last week.

The 65-year-old restaurant owner was stabbed to death and his wife was injured after they were attacked in the Caddy Road area of town after midnight Thursday. Their car had been forced off the road.

A number of people have been arrested since then, including a 14-year-old boy and a girl aged 16.

Three men, aged 25, 32 and 33, were all charged with murder, attempted murder, robbery and attempted robbery yesterday.

The 25-year-old man was additionally charged with burglary and a 25-year-old woman was charged with perverting the course of justice and handling stolen goods.

All four are expected to appear in court in Ballymena this morning.

The two teenagers who were arrested in relation to the incident have been released from police custody and a file will be sent to the Public Prosecution Service.

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