‘Sudden deaths of man and woman’ in Ballycastle


Police are investigating the ‘sudden deaths’ of a man and woman in Ballycastle.

Their bodies were found at a house in the Abbey area of the town on Thursday evening.

Police said enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the deaths and investigations are at a very early stage.

Ballycastle Sinn Fein councillor Cara McShane said that the news was “shocking and devastating”.

She said it was “very distressing” that two people had lost their lives in the town and added that everyone’s thoughts were with the families of the two people.

She paid tribute to the work of the emergency services at the scene.