Man charged over Damien Duffy murder

Published Tuesday, 29 May 2012
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A 33-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Damien Duffy in west Belfast in May 2001.

Man charged over Damien Duffy murder
Damien Duffy, who died from injuries received in a confrontation. (© Family photo)

Mr Duffy was 18-years-old when he was beaten and stabbed to death on the Stewartstown Road during a confrontation between two groups of people.

The accused is due to appear at Lisburn Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Another man, aged 37, has been released following a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

The arrests came after the case was re-opened earlier this month, 11 years on.

Damien's brother Patrick made an emotional appeal on UTV for anyone with information to bring it forward to police.

He said: "There's people out there who know what happened and I would beg them to come forward with any slightest bit of information to bring someone to account for this murder."

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