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Man due in court over Ravenhill Court murders as another man is arrested

The scene in the Ravenhill area where the bodies of a man and woman were found.

The scene in the Ravenhill area where the bodies of a man and woman were found.

A man charged with a double murder in Belfast is due to appear in court on Thursday.

The 33-year-old is accused of killing Finbar McGrillen, 42, and Caron Smyth, 40, whose bodies were found in a flat in the Ravenhill Court area of the city last Friday.

Detectives are treating the murders as a domestic-related crime.

Officers have not yet revealed how the victims, both from Co Down, died.

Police found their bodies in the living room of the flat.

They were alerted by a member of the public who noticed the front door of the property had been badly damaged.

Detectives will be revisiting Ravenhill Court in the early hours of tomorrow.

They are interested in talking to anyone who noticed individuals or vehicles in the area between 3.30am and 7.30am last Thursday.

On Thursday morning a 32 year-old man was also arrested in west Belfast in connection with the murders.and taken to Antrim Serious Crime Suite for questioning.

 

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