Detectives investigating a fatal hit-and-run road traffic collision on the Stewartstown Road in west Belfast in February have made two further arrests.
Detective Inspector Carol Dane said: “Local man Richard Gerard Boyle, who was walking his dog, was struck by a vehicle on the night of Friday 5 February.
“The driver failed to stop.
“The dog was killed at the scene; and Mr Boyle was taken to hospital where he tragically died.
“A short time after the collision, we recovered a partially burnt-out, dark blue Volkswagen Golf from the Norfolk Way area of the city.
“A woman aged 24 and a man aged 46 have been arrested on suspicion of withholding information and assisting offenders. Both remain in custody at this time.
“Our enquiries continue, and I would ask anyone with information to contact us on 101, quoting reference number 1997 of 05/02/21.”
Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org