Portrush : Police name murder victim

Portrush : Police name murder victim

Police have named Paul Rowlands(44) as the victim of a murder in Portrush.  

Mr. Rowlands was from the Cambridge area of England and had been staying in the Portrush since 1st June.

During a press conference this afternoon Detective Chief Inspector, Neil McGuinness said;

"We believe that Paul and another male were drinking in the area of Bath Terrace on the benches.

"Subsequently there was an argument and an assault took place at around midnight.

"Paul was then found by a member of the public in Bath Terrace at around twenty past two in the morning.

"An ambulance attended and Paul was sadly pronounced dead at the scene."

A 39 year old man continues to be questioned by police on suspicion of murder.

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