12/11/2015

Former Soldier Released In Bloody Sunday Investigation

A former soldier arrested by detectives investigating the events of Bloody Sunday has been released.

Fourteen people died after soldiers opened fire during a civil rights march in the Bogside area of L'Derry in 1972.
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The 66-year-old man was detained in Co Antrim on Tuesday by detectives from the Legacy Investigation Branch. He has been released pending further enquiries.

He was the first person to be arrested as part of the Bloody Sunday investigation.

(CD/JP)

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