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Man faces murder charge over north Belfast death

 Robert Molloy Jones. Picture from the Jones family
David Young, Press Association

A 21-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a father of one in Belfast.

Robert Edward Joseph Molloy Jones (30) was fatally injured in an incident in the Parkmount Street area of north Belfast just after 9pm on Thursday.

He was taken to hospital but later died from his injuries.

Mr Jones had been living close to where the fatal incident happened but he was originally from Lurgan, Co Armagh.

The accused has been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

He was due to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court later on Monday.

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