Remanded in custody Man, 46, charged with murder of loyalist

Albert Armstrong from Mahee Close on the Belvoir estate in Belfast, is also accused of attempting to murder Stanley Wightman.

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Police do not believe there was any paramilitary link to Mr Lindsay's killing play

Police do not believe there was any paramilitary link to Mr Lindsay's killing

Colin 'Bap' Lindsay play

Colin 'Bap' Lindsay

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A 46-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering senior UDA figure Colin 'Bap' Lindsay.

Albert Armstrong from Mahee Close on the Belvoir estate in Belfast, is also accused of attempting to murder Stanley Wightman.

Mr Lindsay, 47, a well-known member of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA), was killed in an attack on Wednesday.

Mr Armstrong was remanded in custody and will reappear on the 7 August.

Mr Wightman, 52, is still in a critical condition in hospital after suffering severe neck and arm injuries.

The attack took place at Kirkistown Walk in the south Belfast estate.

Both men were found in the living room of Mr Lindsay's bungalow.

Father of two, Mr Lindsay, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Credit: BBC

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