This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 2 July, 2020

Four people arrested as part of Antrim murder investigation

Three men and a woman have been taken into custody for questioning.

Image: PSNI

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 6:45 PM

POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland have named the victim of Friday’s murder in Lisburn as Paul Smyth. 

Four people have been arrested as part of a murder investigation after the 50 year-old’s body was discovered at a house in Co Antrim.

Detectives from the PSNI’s Major Investigations Team arrested four people on suspicion of the murder after Mr Smyth’s body was found at his home in the Coulson Avenue area of Lisburn on Friday evening.

Three men aged 28, 32 and 49, a 28 year-old woman were taken into custody for questioning.

Two searches were also carried out in the Lisburn area in relation to the investigation, and number of items have been seized for further forensic examination.

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said the police investigation remains at an early stage and appealed to the public for information about the incident.
Comments have been closed for legal reasons.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next: