Murder investigation launched following death of man at a property in Titania Street in east Belfast

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Detectives from PSNIs Serious Crime Branch have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in east Belfast.

At around 12:10am this morning police received a report that a man had been injured in a house in Titania Street. The man, aged 29, was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital where he unfortunately died from his injuries a short time later.

Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy said: “Two men, aged in their 30s, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and have been taken to Musgrave Police Station for questioning.

“I am appealing for anyone it was in Titania Street late last night or early this morning and who witnessed anything to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on 101 quoting reference 18 08/04/18. Alternatively information can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.