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Man released on bail following Ballymena hostel death

Police are investigating the sudden death of man in Ballymena. Picture by Ann McManus

DETECTIVES investigating the death of a resident of a hostel in Ballymena have released a man on bail.

The 27-year-old was held on suspicion of robbery and assault occasioning actual bodily harm on Sunday.

The name of the man who died at the Simon Community hostel on Henry Street in Ballymena has yet to be released and the cause of his death has not been confirmed.

Detectives investigating his death have seized a number of items for examination.

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