UK News Bangor murder investigation launched after man found dead at his home
East Belfast police pursuit ends with injuries to a number of officers and three arrests
A man and two women have been arrested after a number of police officers were injured during a pursuit in East Belfast yesterday evening. The suspects aged 26, 32 and 27 have all been arrested on a number of drugs related offences after a large number of tablets were found in the vehicle. It's understood six officers were injured during the incident. Police say they received a report of a hit and run traffic collision on Ravenhill Road at around 4.40pm on Saturday, November 16. A short time later police say they observed the offending vehicle on the Saintfield Road and signalled it to stop.
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead at his home in Bangor.
Michael ‘Mike’ Kerr was discovered at the property on Tuesday, but police investigating the ‘suspicious death’ tonight announced they are treating the incident as murder.
In a statement they said that the investigation has been upgraded to murder “after a 68-year-old man was found dead at his home in Birch Drive in Bangor on Tuesday evening, 19th November”.
Detective ChiefMichelle Shaw added: “Michael Kerr, commonly referred to as Mike by friends and family, was found dead at his home in Bangor on Tuesday night and as a result of the postmortem examination I have launched a murder investigation.
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“My thoughts are with his family at this difficult time and I am appealing to the public for information. I would particularly like to hear from anyone who knew Mr Kerr or who saw him in the days leading up to Tuesday, when his body was discovered. If you saw anything suspicious in the area, please let me know.
“Anyone who has any information which could assist my investigation should contact 101 or alternatively information can be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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