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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Two further arrest in journalist murder investigation

Police made two arrests this morning as part of the investigation into the murder of journalist Lyra McKee continues.

Lyra McKee (29) was shot dead in the Creggan estate area of Londonderry in April 2019 during the rioting.

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Both men, aged 24 and 29, have been taken to the serious crime suite at Musgrave Police Station in Belfast and detained under the Terrorism Act.

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A total of five individuals had previously been charged as part of the investigation, three of which face murder charges.

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