Northern Ireland

Ballymena: Murder inquiry launched after stabbing

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Image caption Police received a report shortly after 15:30 GMT that a man had been stabbed in Galgorm Road

A murder inquiry is under way following the death of a 67-year-old man in Ballymena on Saturday.

Police received a report shortly after 15:30 GMT that a man had been stabbed at a property in Galgorm Road.

The man died at the scene, while a 36-year-old man was taken to hospital for injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.