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Police probe Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in Belfast home

A 30-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody."

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The scene in Harcourt Drive, west Belfast

The scene in Harcourt Drive, west Belfast

The scene in Harcourt Drive, west Belfast

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found in north Belfast.

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team said they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of the woman.

Detective Chief Inspector Darren McCartney said: “The body of a 30-year-old woman was discovered in a property in Harcourt Drive this morning (Saturday, 18th December). A post-mortem examination will take place in due course but I am treating her death as murder at this time.

“A 30-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

“I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Harcourt Drive and who witnessed anything or anyone with any information that can assist my investigation contact Detectives on 101 quoting reference 790 18/12/21. Alternatively information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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