Three Arrested In Connection With Paul McCauley Murder

Three people have been arrested in connection with the sectarian murder of Paul McCauley in L'Derry.

Mr McCauley, 38, died in a care facility last month after being assaulted in July 2006.

He was attending a summer BBQ at the rear of a house in Chapel Road on 15 July 2006.

Two men, aged 28 and 36, were arrested in L'Derry and Coleraine on suspicion of murder and attempted murder on Thursday morning.

A 27-year-old woman was arrested in L'Derry on suspicion of withholding information on Wednesday.

They are currently being detained at Strand Road police station.

Detective Chief Inspector Michael Harvey, said: "This is a very active investigation. I would like to make a further appeal for information from anyone who was at or near the scene of the brutal attack on Paul and his two friends which occurred at 105 Chapel Road in Londonderry. I am appealing in particular to those individuals who were in the Irish Street area of Londonderry on 16 July 2006 between 1 am and 4.30 am who may have crucial information regarding this investigation."

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