East Belfast: Three still held over Kathryn Parton murder

Police are continuing to question three people on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in east Belfast.

Kathryn Parton - known as Kat - was discovered with serious head injuries in a house in Madrid Street on Wednesday afternoon.

The 34-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The three who remain in custody are a woman aged 43 and two men aged 22 and 23.

Forensics arrive at the scene

Earlier this week, the PSNI said they were trying to establish the exact circumstances of her death.

Belfast East MP Gavin Robinson described the incident as heart-breaking.

Flowers left at the house where Kathryn Parton was found dead

The charity Women's Aid said Ms Parton was the 19th woman to be killed in Northern Ireland since 2020.