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16/03/2017

Two Men Arrested In Connection With George Gilmore Murder

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of George Gilmore in Carrickfergus.

Mr Gilmore died in hospital after he was shot in the neck during an incident in the Woodburn estate on Monday.
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Police investigating the shooting detained two men, aged 28 and 35, in the greater Belfast area on Thursday night. The men are being held at Musgrave Serious Crime Suite.

Police said that their investigation was ongoing and renewed an appeal for information.

(MH)

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