Ballymena : Man charged with murder

Ballymena : Man charged with murder

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Major Investigation Team have this evening charged a 33-year-old man with murder.

He is expected to appear before Antrim Magistrates' Court sitting in Ballymena via videolink on Tuesday 2nd August. As is normal procedure, all charges are reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

The charge relates to the investigation into the murder of 63-year-old Victor Hamilton in Orkney Drive in Ballymena on Tuesday 26th July.

This morning Mamadu Saido Djalo, of Springfield Crescent in Belfast, appeared via videolink at Coleraine Magistrates Court, sitting in Ballymena on the same charge.

He was remanded in custody to reappear next Monday, 8 August, for a bail application.

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