STAB VICTIM NAMED AS POLICE LAUNCH MURDER PROBE

Police probe stab murder in Ballymena

Police probe stab murder in Ballymena

THE victim of an overnight fatal stabbing has been named as John Lamont.

A suspect is currently in custody on Tuesday being questioned after the 64-year-old victim was knifed to death in Ballymena, County Antrim.

A 59-year-old woman was taken to Antrim Area Hospital suffering from stab wounds following the incident at a semi-detached house in the Carnvale area off the Carniny Road on Monday night.

Her condition is described as critical.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested by detectives from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Police said the investigation was ongoing.

 

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