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Murder Investigation Launched in Bangor After Death of Elderly Woman

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team have initiated a murder investigation following the tragic death of an elderly woman in Bangor. The incident occurred in the Hawthorne Court area of the city on Sunday, June 2nd.

Detective Chief Inspector McGuinness provided details about the case: “Police received a report of the woman’s death at a residence shortly after 17:30. Upon arrival, officers discovered the lifeless body of the woman in the living room area of the property.”

Regrettably, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are currently in the early stages of their inquiry to determine the exact circumstances surrounding her demise.

An 85-year-old man has been taken into custody on suspicion of murder. As the investigation continues, he remains detained.

Detective Chief Inspector McGuinness emphasised that they are not actively seeking any other individuals in connection with the case at this time.

The police are appealing to anyone who may possess information relevant to the investigation to come forward. If you have details that could assist, please contact us at 101, quoting reference number 1260 from June 2nd, 2024.

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form available at

For those who prefer anonymity, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

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