A 66-year-old man arrested in January 2022 by detectives investigating the murder of Mark Hall in west Belfast in December 2021 has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

He was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including murder, attempted murder, perverting the course of justice, fraud, withholding information concerning an arrestable offence and possession of a class B drug with intent to supply.

Appealing for information into the murder, Detective Chief Inspector McGuinness said:  “If you have any information, no matter how uncertain you may be or insignificant it may seem, please do the right thing and call us on 101.

“The independent charity Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £20,000 for information it receives that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.  To stay anonymous, contact Crimestoppers directly on freephone 0800 555 111 or complete their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. There is no caller line display, no 1471 facility and computer IP addresses are never traced.” 

Information can also be uploaded on the Major Incident Public Portal at https://mipp.police.uk/operation/PSNI21Q23-PO1