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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Lyra McKee’s Mother passes away

The mother of murdered Journalist Lyra McKee has died.

This heartbreaking news comes just a few weeks ahead of the first aniversary of the journalists death, who was shot last April on the Creggan Estate in Londonderry.

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The older sister of Lyra, Nichola McKee- Corner, announced her Mother’s death in Facebook today saying:

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“It is with the greatest sadness that I share this. My mother, Joan Lawrie, passed away peacefully in hospital on 10th March.

“She is now at peace with her beloved daughter Lyra McKee.”

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Joan is said to have never recovered following Lyra’s death and will now never see anyone convicted of her daughters killing despite a recent arrest.

Thoughts and prayers with the familly circle at this time.


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