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Northern Ireland police arrest woman, 57, over journalist killing


Devdiscourse News Desk Belfast
Updated: 23-04-2019 14:36 IST
Northern Ireland police arrest woman, 57, over journalist killing

Police announced the arrest of two men in relation to the killing on Saturday, but both were later released.  Image Credit: Wikipedia

Police in Northern Ireland on Tuesday announced the arrest of a 57-year-old woman in connection with the shooting death of journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry last week.

"Major Investigation Team detectives have arrested a 57-year-old woman under the Terrorism Act in connection with the murder of Lyra McKee in Creggan in Derry/Londonderry on Thursday, 18th April," the Police Service of Northern Ireland said in a statement. Police announced the arrest of two men in relation to the killing on Saturday, but both were later released.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : United Kingdom