Northern Ireland

Braniel killing: Man in court over murder of Alice Morrow

Forensics at the scene Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption The body of Alice Morrow was found at a house in the Braniel estate on Sunday

A 42-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman in east Belfast.

Alice Morrow's body was found in her flat in Whincroft Way in the Braniel estate on Sunday morning.

William Hutchinson, 42, from Kilbroney House in east Belfast, appeared before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

A detective sergeant told the court he could connect the accused to the charges.

Mr Hutchinson spoke only to say that he understood the charges against him.

No application for bail was made.

Mr Hutchinson will appear again in court via videolink on 5 April.

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