A general view of the area where Steven Peck was found on a lane behind the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre.
BALLYMONEY remains in shock as police investigations into a “serious assault” that took place in the town on January 3, have turned into a murder inquiry following the death of the victim, Mr Steven Peck.
Mr Peck passed away late last week, in the hospital where he had lain since the incident on a lane-way behind the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre on Sunday, January 3.
In revealing that a formal murder investigation had been launched on Sunday (Janury 10), PSNI Detective Inspector Hazel Miller said: “My thoughts are with Steven’s family at this very sad and difficult time.”
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