Man appears in court charged with murder of Victor Hamilton

Shauna Loughran

Reporter:

Shauna Loughran

Monday 1 August 2022 12:25

A 29 year old man appeared at Coleraine Magistrate's Court, sitting in Ballymena today, charged with the murder of Victor Hamilton (63).

Mamadu Saido Djalo, with an address listed as Springfield Crescent, Belfast, appeared in court via Laganside video-link.

He confirmed to the court that he understood the murder charge against him.

Victor Hamilton's body was discovered on July 26 in the driveway of his home at Orkney Drive in the Ballykeel estate.

A detective indicated to the court that he could connect the defendant to the charge.

The case has been adjourned to August 8, 2022, in order for a bail application to be submitted.

A 23 year old female and a 33 year old male are in police custody in relation to the enquiry.

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