Northern Ireland

Arrest extension in Belfast murder probe

The scene of the murder in Clarawood
Image caption The scene of the murder in Clarawood Park

Police have been granted another 36 hours to question a man in his 30s who was arrested at the weekend in connection with the murder of a man in east Belfast.

The body of Richard Hicking, 31, was found in a flat in Clarawood Park at about 1230 BST on Saturday.

He was stabbed to death.

The man in his 30s was arrested by police on Saturday.