Murder inquiry launched after man’s body found

Pacemaker Press Belfast 08/01/2016: 'A murder inquiry is under way after the discovery of a man's body in north Belfast. The body was found in a house in Glenpark Street shortly before 22:30 GMT on Thursday. The man is understood to have been in his 30s.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 08/01/2016: 'A murder inquiry is under way after the discovery of a man's body in north Belfast. The body was found in a house in Glenpark Street shortly before 22:30 GMT on Thursday. The man is understood to have been in his 30s.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.

A murder inquiry has been launched after the body of a man in his 30s was found in north Belfast last night.

The body was discovered shortly before 10.30pm at Glenpark Street last night and detectives from the Serious Crime Branch say a post mortem examination will take place to determine the cause of death.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 08/01/2016: 'A murder inquiry is under way after the discovery of a man's body in north Belfast. The body was found in a house in Glenpark Street shortly before 22:30 GMT on Thursday. The man is understood to have been in his 30s.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 08/01/2016: 'A murder inquiry is under way after the discovery of a man's body in north Belfast. The body was found in a house in Glenpark Street shortly before 22:30 GMT on Thursday. The man is understood to have been in his 30s.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.

The Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Justyn Galloway said: “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Glenpark Street yesterday afternoon or last night and who witnessed anything suspicious or anyone with any information that could assist with the investigation to contact Detectives in Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.

“Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Pacemaker Press Belfast 08/01/2016: 'A murder inquiry is under way after the discovery of a man's body in north Belfast. The body was found in a house in Glenpark Street shortly before 22:30 GMT on Thursday. The man is understood to have been in his 30s.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 08/01/2016: 'A murder inquiry is under way after the discovery of a man's body in north Belfast. The body was found in a house in Glenpark Street shortly before 22:30 GMT on Thursday. The man is understood to have been in his 30s.'Picture By: Arthur Allison.