Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation after a man was found with serious injuries in the Cupar Street area of west Belfast just after 8pm on Wednesday, 6th March.

Sadly, the man passed away in hospital a short time later.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody at this time.

Officers remain at the scene and cordons are in place.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area at the time, or who may have any other relevant information, to call 101 and quote reference number 1768 of 06/03/24.

You can also make a report via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at