34-year-old arrested after body found inside a house in north Belfast

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Police are treating the discovery of a body in north Belfast as suspicious. 

The dead man was found in a house on Oakley Street just before 11pm last night. 

A post-mortem examination will now take place to determine the cause of death.  

However a 34-year-old man is being held in custody. 

Detectives from PSNI Major Investigation Team are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose body was discovered in a house in Oakley Street in north Belfast shortly before 11pm last night, Saturday 23 May.

Detective Chief Inspector Darren McCartney said: “A post mortem examination will take place in due course to determine the cause of death however we are treating the death as suspicious at this time.

“A 34 year old man has been arrested as part of the investigation and remains in custody at this time.

“The investigation is at a very early stage and there are no further details available at this time.”

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