Friday 9 December 2016

Man charged with murder after the death of woman in County Down

Published 13/12/2015 | 18:22

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man following the death of a 52-year-old woman in the Portavogie area.
Police have arrested a 25-year-old man following the death of a 52-year-old woman in the Portavogie area.

Police investigating death of a woman in Portavogie have charged a man with murder.

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The 25-year-old was arrested following the death of a 52-year-old Lija Arustamova, understood to be from Lithuania, in the Portavogie area on Saturday.

He was taken to Musgrave Street police station for questioning before charged with her murder on Sunday evening.

The man is due to appear at Downpatrick Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Belfast Telegraph

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