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Murder Investigation

PSNI launch murder investigation after man dies in stabbing attack

Four people have been arrested in connection with the killing.

POLICE IN THE North have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed in the early hours of this morning.

The PSNI has confirmed that the man who was murdered in Gilford, Co Down, was 36-year-old Eamonn Darren O’Hanlon from north Belfast.

Mr O’Hanlon died after he was stabbed outside an address in the Hill Street area.

Four people have been arrested in connection with the killing and all suspects remain in custody at this time.

The PSNI has asked for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

DUP MP for Upper Bann, Carla Lockhart, said the “entire Gilford community will be in shock” and she thanked the emergency services who attended the scene

She added that it is “important for everyone to give time and space to the PSNI to conduct their investigations”.

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