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Second man arrested in connection with the death of Lyra McKee

The 29-year-old journalist was shot while observing riots in Co. Derry last year.


A second man has been arrested in connection with the death of Lyra McKee.

The 29-year-old journalist was shot while observing a riot in Co. Derry on the night of April 18th 2019.


This morning, PSNI officers in Derry arrested a 27-year-man under section 27 of the Terrorism act and was taken to the Musgrave Police Station in Belfast.


Last month Police recovered the murder weapon following searches in Ballymagroarty.


Another man, 52-year-old Paul McIntyre of Kinnego Park in Londonderry, was arrested and charged with her murder in February of this year.


He denies all charges, but currently remains in custody in Maghaberry Prison in County Antrim.

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