DETECTIVES from the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder probe after a 47 year old man died in hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a stabbing in north Belfast last month.

Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell said: “Police were called to a house in Harcourt Drive at around 6.15am on Friday, January 7 following a report of a stabbing. 

“The victim was taken to hospital for treatment but sadly succumbed to his injuries and passed away on Sunday morning, February 6.

“A number of arrests were made in relation to this incident and our enquiries are ongoing.

“I am appealing for anyone who has any information that could assist our investigation please get in touch. 

“If you were in the area of Harcourt Drive late on Thursday 6 January or early on Friday 7 January and saw or heard anything out of the ordinary please call 101 quoting reference number 188 07/01/22.”

A report can also be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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