The victim was found dead by a passer-by in this shop doorway
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Belfast: Homeless woman dies in shop doorway

A homeless woman in her 30s has been found dead in a shop doorway in Belfast city centre.

The victim was discovered by a passer-by at the corner of Donegall Place and Castle Lane on Saturday morning.

Police have said they do not suspect a crime.

She is the fifth person to die in Belfast this year who had been receiving help from homeless charities.

Lisa McAlister reports.

  • 19 Mar 2016