Ballyclare Murder Probed

There's news today of a major PSNI investigation after a woman was found strangled in Ballyclare, Co Antrim at the weekend.

The Northern murder inquiry has been launched after Pauline Haveron's body was found in a house at Huntingdale Green on Sunday. She was 53.

Details of the death were only released on Tuesday after a post mortem and consultations with the victim's family.

Detectives from the PSNI's Serious Crime Branch launched the enquiry and are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Doagh Road and Huntingdale areas between 10pm on Saturday and 1am on Sunday.

Local DUP politician, Alderman Nigel Hamilton, who lives in Ballyclare, said it was a very sad affair.

"This is very tragic," he said, and said that it is a very serious and shocking incident.


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