Second man charged with murder of Victor Hamilton

A second man has been charged with the murder of Victor Hamilton in Ballymena.

A PSNI spokesperson confirmed shortly after 11pm on Monday (August 1) that detectives from the Major Investigation Team have charged a 33-year-old man with murder.

He is expected to appear before Antrim Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ballymena via videolink on Tuesday, August 2.

On Sunday morning police stated that a 33-year-old man had been arrested in the Portadown area on suspicion of murder.

Victor Hamilton.

As is normal procedure, all charges are reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

The body of 63-year-old Mr Hamilton was found outside his home in Orkney Drive in Ballymena on Tuesday, July 26.