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PSNI at scene of sudden death in Belfast city centre

Police confirmed the death happened in the Academy Street area.
Police at the scene of a sudden death in the Buoy Park area of Belfast City Centre on July 17, 2022 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

Police at the scene of a sudden death in the Buoy Park area of Belfast City Centre on July 17, 2022 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)© Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Police at the scene of a sudden death in the Buoy Park area of Belfast City Centre on July 17, 2022 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

Police at the scene of a sudden death in the Buoy Park area of Belfast City Centre on July 17, 2022 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)© Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Christopher LeebodyBelfast Telegraph

The emergency services are at the scene of a sudden death in Belfast city centre on Sunday morning.

Police confirmed the death happened in the Academy Street area.

Images on social media show forensics teams at the cordoned off area close to St Anne’s Cathedral, with other PSNI officers in attendance.

Police at the scene of a sudden death in the Buoy Park area of Belfast City Centre on July 17, 2022 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

Police at the scene of a sudden death in the Buoy Park area of Belfast City Centre on July 17, 2022 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)© Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are currently at the scene of a sudden death in the Academy Street area of Belfast City Centre.

"There are no further details at present."

The latest death marks the second in the city in the space of three days.

On Thursday, the PSNI confirmed the sudden death of an individual in the North Street area.

It is believed the individual was a young woman who was reportedly homeless.

SDLP councillor Paul McCusker, tweeted: “Sadly another death on the streets of Belfast. Young female, early 20s.”


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