22/08/2007

Detectives Name East Belfast Victim

Detectives are questioning a 42-year-old man about the discovery of a dismembered body in the Mount area of east Belfast.

The body of William David McClatchey, 34, from Taughmonagh in south Belfast was found in a bin in the courtyard at the rear of a block of flats at Pottinger House at around 6pm on Monday evening. The death is being treated as suspicious.

Forensic teams worked with police for several hours at the scene and a post mortem examination has been carried out, however police are not yet releasing any details.

The discovery was made after police received a telephone call reporting suspicious activity in the area.

(JM/SP)

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