Man charged with Stephen Davidson murder

Monday 18 February 2013 12.09
Stephen Davidson's body was found last Sunday
Stephen Davidson's body was found last Sunday

A man has been charged with the murder of 31-year-old Stephen Davidson in Bangor, Co Down last weekend.

The 40-year-old accused denied the charge before a special sitting of Newtownards Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody.

He was also charged in relation to possession of illegal drugs and making a threat to commit arson last Saturday, 9 February.

Mr Davidson's body was found at his home on the Ballyholme Road last Sunday.

Police said he had died after a violent struggle.

A 30-year-old woman had previously been charged in connection with the killing.

A 30-year-old woman had previously been charged in connection with the killing.

She was accused of conspiring to pervert the course of justice, assisting an offender and having a Class A drug with intent to supply.