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Man due in court in Craigavon charged with boxer’s murder

A 32-year-old man will appear before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court in the morning (Tuesday) charged with the murder of boxer Eamonn Magee Jnr.

The 22-year-old died after being stabbed in the Summerhill Park area of Twinbrook, in West Belfast, at around 2.30am on Saturday.

Police have tonight confirmed that a man, arrested a short time afterwards, has been charged.

Mr Magee was stabbed a number of times in the garden of a house he was visiting and later died as a result of his injuries.

The accused will appear before Magistrates in Craigavon tomorrow.

As is normal procedure, the charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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