Northern Ireland

Man held over Carrickfergus woman's death is released

Police at Carrick murder scene
Image caption The woman's body was found in a house at Patterson's Row

The woman who was found dead in a house at Patterson's Row in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, on Tuesday was Karen Hilditch.

Ms Hilditch, 29, was from the Castlemara area of the town.

A 38-year-man who was arrested for questioning about her death has been released unconditionally.

A woman who lives nearby said: "We have been here quite a long time and there has never been anything like this before."

"It quite a shock and very sad, it is, really."