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UDA man Colin 'Bap' Lindsay murdered in brutal samurai sword bloodbath

NewsBy Jamie McDowell
The scene of the incident on Kirkistown Walk
The scene of the incident on Kirkistown Walk
Jackie McDonald (pictured) a close confidante of Colin Lyndsey, arrived to try and identify his remains at PSNI station
Jackie McDonald (pictured) a close confidante of Colin Lyndsey, arrived to try and identify his remains at PSNI station

UDA man Colin 'Bap' Lindsay has been murdered in an horrific sword attack in south Belfast.

An ambulance was called to the scene at Kirkistown Walk at around 8.30pm last night.

It is understood Mr Lindsay was a close confidante of UDA boss Jackie McDonald.

Another man was also injured in the attack.

Three men had reportedly been drinking in the bungalow where the attack took place.

While police attended the scene a large group of people gathered outside. 

Jackie McDonald said: "When I was at the scene there was one confirmed dead and seriously injured and taken to hospital, but there had not been a positive identification of either.

"I was with the family of the man who lives at the bungalow. "They were very concerned and upset, and very distressed.

"I offered to go into the bungalow and identify the body for the sake of the families.

"But the police told me that the Scenes of Crimes officers were present and no one was allowed in.

"I was told there was a lot of blood.

"My understanding is that the person responsible had used a samurai-type sword.

"Both men are personal friends and my thoughts are with the families and I hope that the injured man makes a full recovery.

"As I left the scene, people were still waiting for news on the identification of the man in the bungalow.”

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