DETECTIVES investigating the stab murder of a male in west Belfast on Tuesday night, March 1, have named the victim as 38 year old Jim Crossley.
Detective Inspector Michelle Griffin said: “Just before 11.50pm on Tuesday evening, we received a report that a man had been stabbed at a property in the Filbert Drive area of west Belfast.
“Officers attended, along with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. Sadly, Mr Crossley was pronounced dead a short time later.”
A 31 year old woman has now been charged with murder.
She is due to appear at Lisburn Magistrates’ Court via video link toda, Thursday, March 3, for a first remand hearing.
Added DI Griffin: “As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.
“I would again appeal to anyone with information about this incident to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 1950 of 01/03/22.”
A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/