Man arrested in Ian Ogle murder investigation

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A 40 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Ian Ogle in East Belfast.

The father of two died after being stabbed 11 times in Cluan Place at the end of January.

The suspect is being questioned at Musgrave Police Station.

Two other men in their 30's have been charged with the murder.


Detective Chief Inspector Peter McKenna said :

"We arrested the man on suspicion of murder in Belfast today. He is currently in custody at Musgrave Street Police Station where he is being questioned by Major Investigation Team detectives. "

“At this time, I would also reiterate my appeal for witnesses to this horrific murder. Ian Ogle was subjected to a brutal attack. 

“His skull was fractured and he was savagely stabbed 11 times in the back before being left to die on the street. His family deserve justice.

“Anyone with information that could assist my investigation is asked to please get in touch with the investigation team by calling 101 quoting reference 1303 27/1/19.” 




(Murder victim Ian Ogle)

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