DETECTIVES from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team have released a 50-year-old woman arrested for questioning over the death of Sean Corrigan in west Belfast last year.
Mr Corrigan was found at a flat in the St Mary’s Gardens area of the city on Saturday September, 13.
The 31-year-old subsequently died in hospital from his injuries.
MIT detectives believe believe Mr Corrigan was attacked in the hours prior to his death.
The woman arrested yesterday in west Belfast has been taken to the PACE suite at Musgrave PSNI station in Belfast for questioning.
She has now been freed pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.
Detective Chief Inspector Justyn Galloway, who is heading up the investigation, made an an appeal for information on the first anniversary of Mr Corrigan’s death.
DCI Galloway said: “We are carrying out a full investigation into Sean’s death.
“We now believe Sean was assaulted in the hours prior to his death and I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have more information in relation to this.
“We have examined CCTV footage and spoken to a number of witnesses.
“We will also be carrying out house to house enquiries in the area over the coming days.
“It is vital that we speak to anyone who may have more information in relation to Sean’s movements that night and what happened in the apartment.
“I would urge the local community to help us ascertain what happened to Sean by coming forward with information.
“If you were in the area between 1am and lunchtime, if you saw any suspicious activity or if you have any other information about Sean’s death which might assist us with our enquiries, then please get in touch.”
Anyone with information can contact the Major Investigation Team on 028 9025 9952 or call 101 and ask for extension 28224.
Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.