09/10/2015

Two Pensioners Charged In Edward Gibson Murder Probe

Two pensioners have been charged over the murder of Edward Gibson in west Belfast last October.

Mr Gibson, 28, died after being shot in the Clonfadden Crescent area on 24 October.
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The man, 68, and woman, 70, have been charged with assisting an offender and failing to provide information.

They are due to appear in court on 04 November.

(CD/JP)

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