Name of murdered woman is revealed

Police PSNI officer scene
Police PSNI officer scene

Police have revealed the name of the woman murdered in Portavogie at the weekend.

She was 52-year-old Lija Arustamova, originally from Latvia, and a 25-year-old has been charged with her murder.

She was found in a house in the fishing village in the early hours of Saturday morning.

It is believed she had been living in Portavogie for some time.

The man is due to appear at Downpatrick Magistrates’ Court today (Monday).