Further arrest in Cheung murder case

Nelson Cheung
Nelson Cheung

Detectives from PSNI Serious Crime Branch have arrested a 24 year old man in the Antrim area this morning as part of the overall investigation into the murder of Nelson Cheung in Randalstown on Thursday 8th January.

Mr. Cheung and his wife Winnie, 57, had been driving along the Caddy Road, near Randalstown when their car was forced off the road.

The couple, from the Ballymena area, were attacked and had money stolen. Mr Cheung died from stab wounds.

Three men Virgilio Augusto Fernando Correia, 33, from Grant Avenue, Randalstown, Gary William Thompson, 32, from Cunningham Way, Antrim, and Christopher David Menaul, 25, from Barra Street, Antrim have already been charged with murder of the Chinese businessman, attempting to murder Mrs Cheung, the attempted robbery of Mr Cheung and the robbery of a handbag, iPad, iPhone, £200 in cash and Ulster Bank and American Express cards.