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Man Arrested Over George Gilmore Murder

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the murder of loyalist George Gilmore.

Mr Gilmore, aged 44, was shot in the neck in Carrickfergus on Monday, 13 March.

He died from his injuries in hospital the following day, 14 March.

A 32-year-old man arrested on Sunday, 19 March, has been released.
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Brian Roy McLean, 35, and Samuel David McMaw, 28, appeared at Laganside Court on Saturday, 18 March. They were jointly charged with a number of offences including murder and attempted murder and have been remanded in custody.


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