Northern Ireland

Ballymena death: Trio released in Matt Shirley murder inquiry

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Image caption Three people were arrested over the murder of Matt Shirley

Three people arrested in connection with the murder of a man in County Antrim have been released.

Matt Shirley was discovered in the Drumtara area of Ballymena on Tuesday afternoon.

Two men, aged 41 and 49, and a 47-year-old woman, were arrested on Thursday by detectives investigating Mr Shirley's death.

Reports on the three arrested individuals will be sent to the Public Prosecution Service.

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